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‘Once in a generation’ chance to get UK-wide safe staffing laws – RCN president

Anne Marie Rafferty issues rousing call at congress for UK-wide safe staffing laws

‘Immediate’ industrial action ballot looms in Northern Ireland if NHS pay talks fail

Nurses in Northern Ireland are paid less than in the rest of the UK

Trust to offer staff free hospital parking

Milton Keynes University Hospital is taking action to reduce its nurse vacancy rate

Footage of nursing student singing to a patient wins her praise for person-centred care

Video of Brittany McArthur’s tender bedside moment went viral on social media

Online record offers clinicians instant insight into patients’ express wishes

Details in 'myCMC' inform emergency and end of life treatment and care

International nursing event to mark Florence Nightingale bicentenary

Nightingale2020 conference will explore how nurses can transform global health and care

Therapy dogs help to calm young patients in children’s hospital

Study recommends nationwide roll-out of the scheme

Safe staffing: guidance will pave the way for extension to law on nurse numbers in Wales

Professional judgement and patient outcomes should drive staffing decisions, says chief nurse

International Nurses Day 2019: how you celebrated

From abseiling hospitals to parties at work, read how the profession came together

Cost of law suits against the NHS doubles in five years

Delays in diagnosis or treatment lead to rise in number of patients suing hospital trusts

RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Workplace bullies: NHS to boost support for nurse whistleblowers in Scotland

Investigation at NHS Highland revealed staff have faced ‘serious trauma’

Join the party for International Nurses Day 2019

Staff from around the UK are helping to celebrate the profession

Emergency department nurses show ‘exceptional resilience’ despite overcrowding

CQC inspectors praise staff for compassion in managing patients awaiting mental health care

NHS to step up nurse recruitment overseas, says leaked workforce report

Interim plan admits extra overseas recruitment will have limited impact on nurse vacancies

Brexit, retirement and stress: why nurses are leaving the register

NMC surveyed ex-registrants to find out why they left nursing

#whatnurseswear: Guinness World Records in U-turn over London Marathon nurse’s title

Victory for Jessica Anderson after her record was withheld because she’d run in scrubs

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