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Orthopaedic nurse Ewa Syczuk receives the booster vaccination for COVID-19

Staff COVID-19 booster vaccination programme: what you need to know

Nurse in Wales becomes one of the first people in the UK to receive a booster vaccine

Nadine Dorries becomes first person with nursing background to land cabinet role

MP and former nurse is now secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for front-line nurses ‘highly likely’, says Javid

Unions warn move would contradict WHO advice and could worsen staff shortages

RCN announces results of its consultative ballot on NHS pay award in England and Wales

We say NHS pay award is unacceptable – verdict of clear majority voting in RCN ballot

Union weighs options as it urges ministers to ‘do the right thing’ for staff on AfC contracts

Nurse abuse: hospital brings in private security to protect staff

James Paget University Hospital says abusive behaviour from public is rising

Crowdfunded statue celebrates Windrush generation’s role in building the NHS

Statue honours the role of black nurses who travelled to work in post-war Britain

Picture of Belfast City Hospital

Two trusts issue emergency appeal to off-duty nurses

Second plea in recent months, as the Northern Ireland trusts struggle with staff shortages

NMC frauds: the 11 bogus registrants whose cases tricked the nursing regulator

Regulator moves against sham nurses, after one was able to practise for two decades

Job ad sparks debate over promoting image of nurses as ‘martyrs not professionals’

Care home recruitment ad normalises behaviour that causes burnout, say nurses on social media

Last chance to have your say on proposed 3% pay award

RCN members in England and Wales have until 13 September to cast their vote

NHS trust redeploys nurses who decline COVID-19 vaccine

RCN raises concerns over staff contracts at University Hospital Southampton trust

Unions warn against compulsory COVID and flu jabs for healthcare staff

Mandatory vaccines could destroy fragile morale and further deplete the workforce

Could you be that nurse this small but famous island, population 50, needs?

Job advertisement promises a holistic band 6 role and (literally) remote working

Nurses unite in silent protests over 3% pay offer

Vigils in England and Wales form part of RCN's fair pay for nursing campaign

Nurse who died from COVID-19 remembered as ‘an advocate for her patients’

Mother of two Veronica Guy was ‘extremely loved’ by renal unit colleagues

RCN congress debates cancelled: college scraps key parts of 2021 programme

Members’ concerns about inability to participate online are said to be behind decision

NHS needs 70,000 more nurses by 2024 to clear COVID backlog

Health Foundation says government pledge to find 50,000 nurses falls short of numbers needed

Sirens to ring on 9 September to remember emergency workers who have died by suicide

Charity wants nurses to use event to promote suicide prevention

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