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RCN general secretary looking serious – she warns of collapse in health and care services

NHS and social care sector risk collapse if ministers fail to address nurse shortage

Nursing leader issues grave warning as government’s NHS workforce plan continues to stall

Students slam ‘nightmarish’ plan to chop six months off nursing degrees

Bid to plug staffing gap with fast-track training could backfire, say overstretched students

Photo of Unite members striking outside Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London

Nurses to get new NHS pay award from today – but strikes continue

Eligible staff get 5% pay rise, while nurse members of Unite take to the picket line

Nurses' station of a busy hospital ward

Rise in NHS nurse numbers fails to dent huge vacancy list

A staffing emergency remains with over 40,000 nursing posts still unfilled in England

Photo of nurses striking outside Leeds General Infirmary; many staff in England in outsourced NHS services may miss out on pay rise

Thousands of nurses could miss out on NHS pay award

Many nurses in outsourced NHS services may find their employers cannot afford the pay rise

A nurse in Nigeria where there have been reports of healthcare services struggling due to international recruitment of nursing staff

Calls to end ‘backdoor’ nurse recruitment deals with red-list countries

UK should ‘move towards self-sufficiency’ says International Council of Nurses CEO

Young graduates standing in front of university building on graduation day

Plan to chop six months off nursing degree sparks criticism

Making students qualify in just 30 months could mean inferior education, say critics

Close up of Steve Barclay on Sky News

Barclay rules out improved pay offer for nurses after latest talks

Despite new meeting with RCN’s Pat Cullen, health secretary sticks to previous ‘final’ offer

Nurses check paperwork together, one explaining it to the other

Don’t treat us like numbers: why covering in unfamiliar settings comes with risk

Having transferrable skills doesn’t mean we’re all interchangeable, insist nurses

Mikey Denman, Caitlin Jodrell-Bell and Nivea Solema star in the new fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary series Rookie Nurses

Rookie Nurses: your new TV series binge watch follows newly qualified nurses

The BBC fly-on-the-wall series shows the highs and the lows of daily nursing life

​  Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton

Top hospital trust sees rating plummet as shortage of nurses leaves patients unwashed

Trust ‘making changes’ after concerns raised over ‘burnout, stress and work overload’

Nurses on picket line in Cardiff hold placards bearing their 'fair pay' message

NHS pay offer imposed on staff as union insists only ‘meaningful’ talks can stop strikes

Most health unions accept 5%, but RCN holds out for offer ‘matching nurses’ value’

Lucy Letby: neonatal ward was ‘dirty’ and had raw sewage in sinks

Nurse accused of murdering seven babies claims unit was ‘potentially’ unsafe environment

Wish you were here? Health board targets tourists to help fill nurse vacancies

The campaign comes after a ward at Tywyn Hospital was closed due to staff shortages
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Rise in overseas nurse recruits – but premature leavers cause concern

Latest NMC register data give ‘clear warnings about workplace pressures’, says regulator

Nurse suspended after claiming she was ‘too old’ to resuscitate critically ill resident

Maria Kasmai has been suspended for 12 months after failing to attempt resuscitation

MPs refuse to dilute anti-strike bill that could see nurses sacked

Attempts to change bill that could mean key workers risk dismissal are rejected in Commons