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Struck off: the nurse who falsified patients’ records after failing to administer meds

Agency nurse Joanne Louise Gaskarth-Parkhouse raised the suspicions of staff nurses

COVID-19 death in service pay-outs: urgent call for rethink as ministers abolish scheme

Nurses’ leader insists now is not the time to end financial support for bereaved families

RCN rejoins International Council of Nurses after nine-year break

Opportunity for collaboration on key issues affecting nurses in the UK and worldwide

Free hospital parking for NHS staff in England to be scrapped on 31 March

Unions say its removal will result in some nurses leaving the profession

Debate the nursing issues that matter at RCN congress 2022

Have your say at the college’s annual event, which will take place in Glasgow on 5-9 June

RCN Nursing Awards 2022: more time to enter as deadline extended

You now have until 20 April to enter the awards that celebrate nursing excellence

COVID-19: no let up as staff absences shoot up in just two weeks

Absences related to the virus shot up by nearly 60%, according to NHS England figures

Support nurses with menopause – or risk losing them, MPs told

Nurse says specialist advice and resources are vital as symptoms can often go unrecognised

Nurses don Rishi Sunak masks urging ‘proper pay rise’ for staff

Front-line workers deliver petition on NHS pay offer ahead of chancellor’s Spring Statement

Competency test centre set to greet thousands of overseas nurses

University facility will enable nurses to do their OSCE before they can register in the UK

Do doctors need nurses more than nurses need doctors?

Stability in nursing teams boosts retention of medical staff, but not the other way round

‘Crazy’ fuel hikes could drive us out of profession, say nurses

Patients could be put at risk if nurses unable to carry out frequent home visits, RCN warns

Being honest about errors in care: the guidance every nurse should read

NMC has updated its advice on duty of candour, which supports staff to be open with patients

Scottish Government plan to boost nursing student intake labelled ‘inadequate’

RCN says strategy to increase homegrown and overseas nurses laudable, but lacks detail

Healthcare support for Ukrainian refugees: guidance issued for NHS staff

Advice includes checklist for caring for those fleeing war and helping them access services

Mental health: more nurses urgently needed as referrals soar

Pandemic sees surge in demand for treatment for conditions, including anxiety and depression

NHS mileage: call for urgent review as nurses struggle with mounting travel costs

Community staff struggle to get to payday as driving to patients leaves them out-of-pocket

Cervical screening for staff: how a nurse is boosting uptake among her own colleagues

Workplace testing is proving quick and convenient for nursing staff – and it’s easy to set up

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