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Thousands of nurses want to quit due to exhaustion, survey shows

Many nurses say they feel undervalued, work unpaid overtime or when unwell and skip holidays

NMC reopens COVID-19 temporary register for overseas nurses

Move comes as NHS England chief tells employers to ramp up international nurse recruitment

Reduced isolation period for COVID-19: what nurses need to know

The government has cut the number of days to reduce strain on front-line services

Top ten: our most-read articles of 2021

A look back at the ten most-read news stories in Nursing Standard over the past year

COVID-19: NHS recruits nurses from abroad to fill staff shortages

Employers told to recruit internationally as Omicron surge puts health system under pressure

How can nurses bring some seasonal cheer this Christmas?

Staff share plans for buffets, festive tunes on the radio – and ‘Chrimbo tights’

Petra Srncova: nursing assistant was not murdered, say police

Her body was found in a London park two weeks after she was last seen

Chief nurse urges former NHS staff and students to join COVID booster teams

Ruth May says it is not too late to help deliver jabs as Omicron cases soar

Protected nurse title: ‘petition helped put the issue on the agenda’

Despite not reaching its target, the petition prompted the government to review the issue

NMC reports rise in discrimination against black and minority ethnic staff

Regulator affirms commitment to inclusivity as survey records increase in discrimination

Unions join forces to call for judicial review of ‘unfair’ NHS pension charges

Millions of NHS workers have been overcharged for pension contributions since 2015

Nurse struck off for trying to sell cannabis oil to a patient

NMC fitness to practise panel finds Eliska Neuzilova used hospital records to contact patient

Hundreds of nursing staff who joined NMC’s COVID-19 temporary register never contacted

Survey suggests many nurses not practising as government renews call for retirees to join NHS

COVID 19: calls to prioritise front-line staff as supplies of lateral flow tests run low

Nurses have reported difficulties sourcing lateral flow tests since a surge in demand

MPs back compulsory COVID-19 vaccinations for front-line NHS nurses

Mandatory vaccination rule for front-line staff in England to take effect in April

Nurses exhausted and critical care close to capacity, matron warns MPs

Warning comes as NHS braces for ‘significant rise’ in Omicron admissions 

COVID-19 booster programme: how it will affect nursing staff

The government has brought forward the target for booster jabs by a month

Body found thought to be missing nursing assistant Petra Srncova

Formal identification has not been made, but police have informed Ms Srncova’s family

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