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Almost half of last year’s new NMC registrants were trained overseas

NMC data has sparked concern over quick fixes and recruitment from red list countries

Nurse looks back and waves as she stands beside exit

We’re off: NMC reveals extent of exodus from register as many leavers blame pandemic

Find out reasons why nurses say they feel forced to turn their backs on their careers

Hospital staff launch grievance due to reinstated parking fees at Cheshire hospital

Trust reinstated parking fees despite warnings NHS staff are struggling with rising costs

Nurses with disabilities are ‘being let down’ by NHS employers

Nurse Bethann Siviter responds to report showing lack of workplace adjustments for many staff

Campus of Queen’s University Belfast

Nursing and midwifery university places rise in Northern Ireland

Funding rise will see 1,335 places available in 2022-23, with recruitment of nurses critical

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Struck off: nurse convicted of assault, who failed to disclose crime to employer and NMC

FtP panel said ‘clearly remorseful’ bank nurse had been dishonest and lacked insight

Campaign reveals the laughably thoughtless gifts given to nurses by employers

Stale biscuits and patronising badges are among the tone-deaf rewards chosen during pandemic

Care homes eligible for backdated payment for nurse funding

Weekly 11.5% uplift for 2022-23 is in recognition of work by nurses during the pandemic

Nurse’s phone app helps people access local health services

Helen O’Connell developed the Treacle website and app to gather information in one place

Call for greater recognition on International Nurses’ Day

Four winners on why nurses ‘should always have a seat at the table’ when devising care policy

Community nurse who is a man chats to patient during a home visit

Attracting more men: is targeted recruitment key to unlocking growth in nurse numbers?

The nursing student cohort continues to be female-dominated thanks to stereotyping

Nurses ridicule idea of delaying retirement to plug gaps in care

Many nurses take to Nursing Standard’s Facebook page in response to NHS letter to retirees

Jailed: nurse who filmed unconscious patients’ genitals starts 16-year prison term

Paul Grayson abused trust of patients and staff at Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield

Student loan interest rises: nurses told ‘Don’t panic’

Economist believes most nurses will not be affected – and explains why

Use International Nurses’ Day as time for reflection and self-care

Nurses are urged to think about their own health, and also use the day to celebrate nursing

Blackpool Victoria Hospital nurses charged with mistreatment

Lancashire police charge five people with criminal offences as part of a major investigation

NHS urges retirees to stay longer to plug nursing gaps

Letter sent to trusts appeals for retiring and recently retired nurses to continue working

Do's and don'ts of wearing gloves: help curb waste and avoid skin problems

To mark Glove Awareness Week, nurses are advised to change routines by reducing  glove use

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