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Health surcharge bill for overseas nurses in London will near £4 million in 2019

RCN says doubling of fee for using NHS services will deter potential recruits

Nurses among staff suspended at young people’s mental health unit

Trust investigates concerns about techniques used for moving patients at Middlesbrough centre

Nurses in Ireland to take 24-hour strike action

Union warns of more to come if pay and staffing concerns remain unresolved

Job flexibility is key to recruiting and retaining nurses, says NHS Employers

NHS cannot improve care if it fails to keep its staff, employers tell pay review body

Jersey nurses to consider next steps after rejecting ‘final’ pay offer

RCN says members demand pay parity with allied health professional colleagues

Nurse researchers will investigate mental health impact of Brexit

Study will examine effects of ‘high level of uncertainty’ among EU nationals in Scotland

All schoolchildren to be taught life-saving skills from 2020

RCN says plan will help more people in England survive cardiac arrest outside hospital

Online nursing degrees: the government’s plan for solving the workforce crisis

RCN says NHS Long Term Plan falls short of solving nurse shortage

Can you help identify ‘Nurse Brown from Jamaica’?

Mystery Windrush-generation nurse among the ‘unsung heroes’ featured in exhibition

Don’t be pressured to leave the NHS pension scheme, warns RCN

College says more must be done to market the scheme’s benefits to nurses

RCNi Nurse Awards: BME nurses to be offered free support to enter

Leadership coach will host event for nurses thinking of putting their names forward

‘Thank you to all our members who worked over the Christmas break’

New and outgoing RCN presidents struck by patients’ appreciation of nurses during ward visits

Government reveals plan to make NHS ‘the best place in the world to give birth’

Royal College of Midwives welcomes maternity services package, but ‘not on a shoestring’

Humble and proud: nurses on New Year honours

This year’s New Year honours list includes 27 members of the nursing profession 

Nearly half of NHS trusts surveyed in England have increased their car parking charges

RCN says the goodwill of staff will not last forever

RCN to consider strike action over Northern Ireland pay proposal

Department of Health Northern Ireland says it will proceed with its pay plans for nurses

Slump in EU nurses coming to work in London is ‘putting patients at risk’

London has the highest nurse vacancy rate in England’s NHS

Nearly a third of NHS staff fear violence against them, survey finds

One respondent talks of ‘dealing with the chaos when end-of-year festivities get out of hand’

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