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Many nurses could tip over into debt in next six months, RCN warns

Learn about resources that can offer financial support, and tips for managing your finances

NHS report finds nurses more likely to be bullied by colleagues since the pandemic

Female black and ethnic minority nurses are most likely to be targeted by co-workers

Things that go bump in the night: nurses recount ghostly stories

When Nursing Standard asked nurses to share their experiences, spooky tales came flooding in

Former chair of the RCN council expelled from college membership

College terminates membership of Dave Dawes following the conclusion of its investigations

Nurse suspended after forcing medication into patient’s mouth

NMC panel heard that medication was forced into a person with dementia’s mouth

Reimburse NHS nurses fuel mileage rates in full, union urges

RCN identifies several trusts that pay nurses less than the rates set by NHS employers

Public anger over scarce NHS resources ‘being directed at nurses’

Nurses are pushed into the public firing line by their managers, House of Lords told

Personalised nursing student uniforms set to be all sewn up

University pays to have names of students embroidered on uniforms to enhance patient care

Nurses react angrily to decision to end free parking at hospitals

Reintroduction of parking fees waived during pandemic sparks furious reaction

Struck off: the nurse who falsified patients’ records after failing to administer meds

Agency nurse Joanne Louise Gaskarth-Parkhouse raised the suspicions of staff nurses

Flexible working is essential at new hospital, union says

Heatherwood Hospital will address patient backlog, and RCN advises ways it can attract staff

COVID-19 death in service pay-outs: urgent call for rethink as ministers abolish scheme

Nurses’ leader insists now is not the time to end financial support for bereaved families

Government unable to confirm if its 10,000 overseas nurses target has been met

Sajid Javid pledged to reach this figure by end of March to help address NHS workforce crisis

RCN rejoins International Council of Nurses after nine-year break

Opportunity for collaboration on key issues affecting nurses in the UK and worldwide

NMC to hold registration fee at £120 ‘as long as possible’

The decision comes as nurses face a struggle with rising living costs

Underpaid, undermined and under-recognised: exhausted nurses send clear message to NHS

NHS staff survey findings point to scale of burnout as nurses tell of intentions to quit

Retired nurses and midwives targeted in ‘return to practice’ campaign

Health Education England shares inspirational stories to attract retirees

Free hospital parking for NHS staff in England to be scrapped on 31 March

Unions say its removal will result in some nurses leaving the profession

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