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Help! Tell me why you still love your job, despite all the pressures in the NHS

Nursing student issues Twitter appeal, and nurses’ replies are inspiring

NHS pay talks: fresh strike dates imminent after unions reject one-off payment offer

Hopes of averting further nurses’ strikes in Wales end as RCN criticises ministers’ stance

Tell your manager if you’re struggling to cope as winter pressures mount, urges NMC

Your employer has a duty of care to you, and you need that more than ever, says regulator

Healthcare unions to boycott pay review body while current dispute unresolved

Unions call NHS review body too slow and demand direct talks with ministers in next pay round

Day of protest to target proposed anti-strike law

TUC plans events against law it fears could see nurses and others face dismissal for striking

Ministers introduce bill that could reduce nurses’ right to strike

Government’s Strikes Bill proposes to enforce NHS staffing quotas during industrial action

Food banks in your workplace: the no-questions-asked support too many staff need

Survey shows how NHS charities and employers are trying to alleviate workers’ food poverty

Nurses snubbed at top-level meeting on NHS pressures

Emergency forum hosted by prime minister fails to invite nursing leaders, prompting criticism

Crunch talks on NHS disputes called ‘bitterly disappointing’

Downing St talks prompt anger over claim NHS staff must be more productive to earn pay rise

NHS pay: RCN leader calls on ministers to meet her ‘half way’

Union braced to sit down with government as it battles to get 2022/23 offer on the agenda

To dunk or not to dunk? The best biscuit for a quick tea break

Researchers tested four varieties to determine which was best for a time-poor nurse

NHS crisis can’t be solved without fixing social care – health leaders’ stark warning

Nurse shortage and other capacity issues in adult care must be a top political priority

New laws will aim to curtail nurses’ right to strike

Voluntary agreements targeted in healthcare but mandatory staff levels in other key sectors

‘We’ll broker a fair pay deal for nurses’, vows Labour leader

In a new year’s speech Sir Keir Starmer said poor pay was a massive part of crisis facing NHS

PM hints at steps to avert more strikes by nurses

Sunak remarks suggest softening of stance on refusing direct talks to resolve pay dispute

NHS staffing: we’d boost preregistration education, Labour reaffirms

Shadow minister insists service bottlenecks pre-date pandemic, or this winter’s pressures

New TUC boss urges prime minister to resolve nurse pay disputes

Trades Union Congress general secretary wrote to Rishi Sunak amid a wave of strikes

Union condemns potential 2% pay rise for nurses

Health Foundation warns pay award would risk further aggravating NHS’s staffing crisis