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Classify healthcare as a safety-critical industry, says RCN

‘Patient safety investigations should look at pressures on staff before blaming individuals’

NMC to update reflective practice guidance in wake of Bawa-Garba ruling

Healthcare regulators need to review their advice about reflection, Williams report states

Nurses take lead against bullying and harassment in NHS

Nurses are taking the lead in identifying bullying and harassment in the NHS

Nurses and midwives named in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Profession’s achievements recognised by the Queen

I hope we can give Scotland's NHS staff a better pay deal than England's –...

Unions urge Scottish Government to reach agreement on pay, as first minister announces...

Community workforce key to success of health and social care plan for Wales – RCN

Welsh government moves to achieve seamless treatment, care and support close to home

RCN members vote to accept pay deal by big majority

RCN members and other unions accept NHS pay offer

Cost of nurse apprenticeships is too high for employers, MPs told

Commons education committee hears why nurse apprenticeship scheme is struggling to recruit

NHS pay offer: GMB members say ‘it's a no from us’

GMB members reject NHS pay offer for England the day before other unions announce ballot...

Wales to offer free flu jabs to care home staff in bid to maximise resilience

Nurses working in adult care homes in Wales will be offered free flu vaccinations this winter

Employers in Scotland struggle to reduce NHS nurse vacancies

Sharp rise in long-term vacancies as overall level of unfilled nursing posts remains static

NHS pay deal: RCN ballot closes soon

Concern in RCN about ballot's low response rate

Deadline nears on vote for NHS pay offer

RCN members in England are voting on the pay offer

Emergency readmissions jump 40% in seven years

Emergency readmissions to hospital for potentially preventable conditions have risen 40% in...

Hospital workers call off parking-charges protest at the 11th hour

Hospital staff in King's Lynn will now vote on board's revised offer for car park...

New Zealand nurses vote to strike over pay

Union claims NZ government's latest offer is 'entirely misleading'

NHS overspend on staffing nudges £1.5 billion

Increased demand, sickness absence and high vacancy rates put pressure on staffing budgets

Study will examine experience of people who have dementia and cancer

Researchers will aim to identify immediate service improvements

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