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Renewed calls to add long-COVID to list of occupational diseases

Nurses ‘doubly let down’ as government fails to allow access to benefits support

The Letby effect: FtP referrals surge following nurse’s multiple murder convictions

Nurses with FtP cases pending face prospect of continued delays as NMC caseload lengthens

Government launches new bid to allow agency staff to cover strike shifts

The ‘provocative’ proposal would escalate disputes and endanger public, say unions

Bank nurses’ belated COVID backlog bonus victory – but others could still lose out

Union calls on other NHS trusts to include bank staff in one-off bonus payment

NHS waiting list: lengthening care backlog outpaces growth in nurse numbers

Workforce expansion fails to come close to increase in waits for NHS appointments

Staff burnout and morale among key concerns for trust leaders

Survey also finds most believe delivering care this winter will be even tougher than the last

Nurse leaders call for immediate ceasefire in Gaza but MPs vote no

The RCN has called for the protection of civilian lives and access to healthcare in Gaza

Cutting nursing degree length should be ‘permanently off the table’

RCN criticises government letter that proposed the cut as a way to boost workforce numbers

King hosts reception celebrating UK’s international nurses and midwives

Hundreds of nurses attended a reception at Buckingham Palace as Charles and NHS turn 75

New health and social care secretary: I want to end strikes and cut waiting lists

Rishi Sunak promotes Victoria Atkins to become seventh holder of the role in as many years

Chief nurse describes working under cover in intensive care unit during pandemic

Ruth May also tells of frustration at people failing to act with integrity during emergency

Nursing Live: Michelle Cox talks of psychological toll of ‘career defining’ racism case

The former senior nurse called for greater progress on tackling racism in the NHS

Steve Barclay removed as health secretary, replaced by Victoria Atkins

Priorities for Ms Atkins seen as getting NHS extra funding and resolving industrial action

RCN Nursing Awards 2023: all the winners and their projects

The inspiring nurses who are leading change and improving outcomes in patient care

NMC considers international models that reduce placement hours

Paula Holt tells Nursing Live event that ‘quality is probably more important than quantity’

NHS will urge nurses to walk or take buses to work as part of its net zero targets

Unions have stressed need to consider cost and staff safety – especially for shift workers

Nursing Live, a celebration of nursing, opens today

Our two-day celebration is packed with events for nurses at every stage of their career

Nurse cadet scheme aims to attract young people to profession

Scheme offers chance to study and gain hands-on experience in healthcare