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Should nursing students correct patients if called ‘nurse’?

Question on Twitter asked whether not correcting patients is devaluing the term ‘nurse’

International Nurses Day: strangest thank you gifts received

Nurses receive odd and amazing gifts but most would prefer just to take regular breaks

Could volunteers be drafted in to plug NHS staffing gap?

House of Lords debate suggests recruits from bodies such as the British Red Cross

Nurses in Wales plan summer strike action after rejecting ‘final’ offer

Four strike dates planned for June and July are expected to have fewer derogations

Care home worker struck off for pretending to be a nurse

Barry Fisher acted ‘with intent to deceive’ and also defrauded families out of £130k

New nurses’ strikes: dates set for vote on more walkouts

Ballot on nurses’ willingness to resume industrial action over pay will open on 23 May

Apprenticeships: one third of all new nurses could train on the job

RCN has criticised the plan and called for greater investment in nursing degrees

Union challenge on using agency staff to cover for striking nurses opens at High Court

Unions say allowing agency staff to cover for nurses is interference with right to strike

Coronation in pictures: memories (and celebrity selfies) from nurses who were there

Nurses relive Westminster Abbey service and how it felt to witness historic day

Dark scrubs and a change of uniform: a period policy that’s working

How one NHS trust provides practical resources for nurses to help manage periods at work

Why we’re honoured to represent nursing at the King’s coronation

And worldwide TV audience will watch as one nurse plays a very special role

Lucy Letby trial: nurse was ‘stunned’ by Child A’s death

The nurse told the court she was not supposed to be on shift the night Child A died

5% pay rise? Many nurses would rather work overseas

Staff air their views on Twitter, with one saying the deal is the ‘final nail for many’

Fraud concerns raised over Nigerian competency test centre for UK nurse registration

The NMC has launched an investigation into ‘anomalous’ data from one test centre

11,000 and counting: the NHS appointments disrupted due to latest walkouts

More than half were due to 2 May – the RCN strike date ruled unlawful in the High Court

Forgot to enter the RCN Nursing Awards? Don’t worry – there’s still time

Deadline extended until 15 May, so don’t miss your chance to celebrate the best of nursing

Nurse suspended after fight in which he kicked and punched patient

Nurse spared striking off after showing remorse over incident in which he retaliated

Nurses under attack, literally: assaults in NHS add up to five police call-outs a day

High volume of 999 calls from NHS staff ‘becoming unsustainable for police officers’