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Preceptorship: new registrants want more support in their first workplace

We need protected learning time and regular study days, say newly qualified nurses

Sepsis diagnosis: overworked nurses fail to assess patients within an hour – study

Sepsis Six protocol training should be mandatory for all nurses, says lead author

CNO resignations: Scotland and Northern Ireland chief nurses to step down

Charlotte McArdle and Amanda Croft have both announced they are leaving their posts

UK-based Australian nurses offered £4,200 relocation costs to tempt them home

Non-Australians can also apply for scheme from Western Australian government

Patient who attacked and threatened ED nurses gets four-month suspended sentence

Martynas Dagilis admitted attacking and injuring one nurse and threatening another

Race campaigner criticises trust over ‘I’m new here’ badges for nurses from overseas

Equality 4 Black Nurses founder said singling out foreign recruits was outrageous

Pay offer of 3% for Northern Ireland nurses

Offer in line with pay review body recommendation but won’t reach pay packets until November

GOSH issues badges to help ‘empower’ overseas nurses

London hospital wants to stress that nurses new to UK are highly skilled

We resign: more than 200 nursing staff quit trust in six months

Departures from NHS are no surprise – given the pressures nursing staff face, says union

Nurses urged to have their say as RCN opens ballot on England and Wales 3% pay deal

RCN, Unison, GMB and Unite all have open ballots that could pave the way to further action

The bullying stops here: hospital reveals plan to end abusive workplace culture

Emergency department nurses blew the whistle on distressing behaviour

After being spat at, grabbed and hit, nurse urges NHS staff to report attacks on Datix

Incidents go unreported because many nurses don’t know how, warns Stephen McKenna

Fluid monitoring must improve, CQC tells two hospitals after discovering multiple lapses

Staff frequently failed to complete fluid balance charts – even after coroner’s warning

New nursing student numbers up 8% on last year’s university intake

More than 26,700 students will begin nursing programmes amid ‘pandemic effect’

Nursing associate fronts HIV awareness campaign

The Terrence Higgins Trust campaign highlights achievements of people with HIV

District nurse vows to continue working after £5 million lottery win

Louise Drake from West Lothian says her work cannot be postponed

Shocking abuse from patients recounted by NHS staff in video

Employers urge staff to report aggressive or racist incidents as vaccine rollout continues

PPE: Morecambe Bay Hood lets nurses communicate while staying safe from COVID-19

The device was developed by the local NHS trust, sewing firm Lancastle and BAE Systems