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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

Virtual placements for overseas students could help ease their transition to UK practice

Module to be used in Indonesia is tailored to nation’s system but based on NMC standards

Nurse vacancies: don’t believe government hype, warns Lord

Lib Dem Lord Willis challenged health department’s 50,000 Nurse Progress report

Nurse struck off for medication errors and failing to show any insight or remorse

Charge included issuing controlled drugs with no checker and giving unprescribed injection

NHS pay: union demands inflation-busting rise worthy of a safety-critical profession

Only substantial salary uplift can stop exodus of nurses and protect patient safety – RCN

Staffing crisis: we’re halfway to target of 50,000 more nurses, says government

But unions demand fair pay for nurses and a transparent health and care workforce strategy

Some nurses could earn more money working in a supermarket, MPs told

Poor pay just one of many reasons for staff shortages, a nurse tells parliamentary committee

PPE shortage: how nurses went into pandemic with barely a week’s worth of protection

Report confirms what staff feared about how soon supplies could run out, union says

Are you up to date with the latest immunisation guidance?

RCN’s updated guide follows a nurse-led catch-up programme for measles, mumps and rubella

Nurses in the Isle of Man to be balloted on their willingness to accept 4% pay offer

RCN is demanding rise of 15% and may hold further votes on possible industrial action

Take part in an awareness day on moisture-associated skin damage

Join nurses on 17 March in the campaign to increase knowledge of the skin condition

Prioritise nursing vacancies in Scotland NHS now, leaders urge

Audit Scotland says service ‘not financially sustainable’ as nation moves out of pandemic

Unions slam proposal to limit pay rise for nurses and other NHS staff to 3% next year

Government recommendation creates false choice between fair pay and safer staffing, RCN says

NMC to change temporary register as COVID measures come to an end

Regulator's register set up in March 2020 with thousands of nurses joining in past two years

Fitness to practise: nurses who engage poorly with process may face harsher sanctions

Research finds input at an early stage can make a positive difference to the outcome

Agency nurses targeted by ‘unscrupulous’ tax avoidance schemes

HMRC warns that majority of these plans do not work and nurses often end up paying more

As Storm Eunice rages across UK, community nurses are advised to carry an emergency pack

Nurse are told: take an extra coat, warm clothes and charge your phone in case you get stuck

Drop in applications for university nursing degree courses

UCAS figures show 10% decrease from last year's record-breaking number of candidates

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