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Exploited and lied to – how overseas nurses are mistreated when they come to work in NHS

Stories of unfairness prompt call to lobby trusts on ethical policies for overseas nurses

Racism in the NHS: promotion twice as likely for white nurses

RCN survey shows racism is rife and black and Asian nurses often miss out on promotion

New nursing education institute aims to revolutionise learning ‘for tomorrow’s nurses’

RCN wants the institute to become a centre of excellence in nurse learning

Nurses with long-COVID are being abandoned instead of supported

Nurses with long-COVID face a lottery of care and need better support from NHS and employers

Food poverty: decent NHS pay would put an end to nurses queuing for food banks

Former prime minister Gordon Brown calls for action on nurses’ pay and short-staffing

Nurses call for ban on ‘abhorrent’ LGBT conversion therapy

Members say practice is a form of abuse that has driven some people to self-harm and suicide

NHS pay: don’t be embarrassed to ask for more, because you’re worth it

Nurses’ safety-critical work does not get the recognition it deserves, says union leader

Overworked, no lunch breaks, chronic staff shortages – nurses speak out

RCN congress discusses long hours and votes to investigate its impact on nurses’ health

Platinum Jubilee: Queen honours nurses’ selfless pandemic response

Honours list gives royal recognition to the incredible public service of nursing staff

NMC to launch consultation on relaxing English language tests

Move follows concern overseas-trained nurses are being prevented from practising in the UK

Registration fee: NMC urged to cut the cost to nurses as household bills keep on rising

Regulator commits to continued fee freeze, with charge already lagging behind inflation

Make period products free for struggling nurses, say unions

Survey reveals nearly one quarter of people who menstruate struggle to afford sanitary items

We can’t afford to pay high parking charges for work, say nurses

Staff lodge official complaint about parking charges at Leighton Hospital, Crewe

New petrol grant sees hundreds of applicants in first 24 hours

QNI offered up to £100 per month for community nurses but was inundated with requests

Nurses react angrily to Sue Gray report on lockdown parties

Revelations in report on COVID breaches in Downing St prompt disgust among nurses

Should overseas nurses’ English language requirements be relaxed?

NMC consultation will look at whether English tests are overly difficult

Poorly paid nurses struggling to pay the rent or get a mortgage, MPs told

Sky high living costs forcing highly skilled nurses to quit, RCN leader tells Commons panel

NMC set to overhaul public health and community nursing post-registration standards

NMC’s co-produced changes will update, modernise and streamline post-registration standards

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