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Retired nurses with lapsed registrations targeted for return to the profession

University’s return to practice course seeks to boost local NHS workforce

Get your booster, urges nurse who delayed jab due to hesitancy

Toyin Oladotun administered COVID-19 vaccine for months before getting first jab 

Nurses call on NMC to withdraw from Stonewall’s diversity programme

Affiliation with the scheme risks damaging the profession’s reputation, says open letter

New short films show ‘what a great profession nursing is’

Promotional videos show newly qualified nurses talking of pride in their new career

New restraint guidance for mental health settings

Guidance is based on ‘Seni’s law’, named after a patient who died after being restrained

Nurses warned to watch finances as cost of living increases

RCN urges members to budget carefully, ask for advice and check entitlement to benefits

Indicative ballot: nurses prepared to strike over 3% pay offer 

RCN seeks 12.5% pay rise and will use ballot results to consider next steps

What you need to know about Omicron variant of COVID-19

Front-line staff facing greater pressure with expansion of booster jab programme

Next year’s pay rise: further ‘dithering and delays’ unacceptable, say unions

Government pushes back a decision on 2022-23 pay offer for Agenda for Change staff

‘No evidence’ to justify forced vaccination of front-line nurses

DHSC told to show benefits of mandatory jabs are proportionate to expected workforce costs

Uber offer for nurses working on the front line over Christmas period

Staff offered discounted trips to and from work and money off meals or groceries

COVID-19: surveys find nurses feeling ‘neglected and betrayed’

ICON study shows nurses' frustration over poor pay and lack of support during pandemic

Deadline nears in pay ballot for RCN members in England and Wales

NHS nurses have until Tuesday midday to say if they would take industrial action on 3% offer

Nurses with long-COVID still waiting for financial support

MP demands its classification as an occupational disease so staff can claim benefits

Give nurses training to spot acute illnesses on all skin types

Medical devices can be ineffective on some minority ethnic groups, so training is vital

Nurses in Wales work 34,000 hours in overtime every week as staffing crisis deepens

RCN Wales demands a robust recruitment strategy and fair pay for nurses

We must all play our part in tackling racism, says NMC chief

Andrea Sutcliffe says stamping out discrimination falls on everyone’s shoulders

Simulated learning hours double for students’ clinical practice

NMC gives go-ahead to increase simulated activities from 300 to 600 hours

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