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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

Hospitals set up food banks and emergency loans for nurses

RCN criticises the ‘outrageous state of affairs’ and demands fair pay for staff

Hospital worker arrested after infant dies of suspected poisoning

Woman reported to be a nurse suspected of administering poison with intent to endanger life

RCN Library’s first post-COVID exhibition shows 100 years of learning disability care

From asylums to individualised care, exhibition provides insights into past practice

London trust launches recruitment campaign to encourage local nurses to join its team 

NHS staff front recruitment campaign as demand for mental health services rise  

Let’s tackle this taboo: nurses bid to improve care for black men with prostate cancer

Group is at increased risk of disease yet faces inequalities in post-diagnosis support

Nurses urge mayor of London to alleviate pressures faced by staff

‘Frank discussion’ with Sadiq Khan covered topics including short staffing and patient safety

Funding boost for new nursing roles to improve respiratory care

More than £300,000 from Scottish charity will help reduce NHS hospital admissions

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

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

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