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Strike ballot: ‘international nurses say they can’t afford to vote yes’

Staff should be reassured that they won’t face NMC action, amid ‘undercurrent of fear’

Nursing students: higher loan repayments will deter recruits – report

Changes will see repayments jump by up to 142% for female students, researchers claim

Nurse lands record contract after winning The Voice UK

Anthonia Edwards says she won’t give up on nursing as she follows her dreams as a singer

‘Try harder’ to increase nurses’ pay, patient tells Rishi Sunak

Catherine Poole’s lecture was captured by Sky News as PM toured Croydon University Hospital

It would take a nurse 20,000 years (with no outgoings) to match PM’s wealth, argues MP

Rishi Sunak urged to contrast nurses’ pay with his ‘vast’ fortune and impose a wealth tax

Pay us for the extra hour on shift when clocks go back, say nurses

Nursing Standard poll on Twitter and Instagram found majority say they should be paid extra

Nurses working equivalent of one day a week for free, claims report

Salary has fallen by 20% in real terms since 2010 for most nurses, say researchers

Lucy Letby: court hears nurse told colleague it was ‘all a bit much’

Jury shown messages Ms Letby sent to friends following her shift after Child C’s death

General practice nurses feel like scapegoats as services struggle to meet demand

We’re accused of slacking and remaining behind closed doors, GPNs tell group of MPs

Strike action: Unison ballots 350,000 NHS staff over poor pay

Union says government must tackle NHS workforce crisis with an inflation-busting pay rise

Steve Barclay back as health secretary – will he address nurse pay?

Union calls on health secretary to show nurses ‘he has learnt from previous mistakes’

Thousands of nurses forced to quit NHS pensions as bills soar

Struggling to pay bills, more than 4,000 nurses quit scheme between April and July 2022

Lucy Letby: nurse witness says ‘not again’ when baby collapsed

Colleague recalls preparing medicines when monitor alarm sounded at Child B’s incubator

Nurse vacancies: patients’ access to social care ‘gridlocked’

CQC report identifies acute shortages of care home, community and mental health nurses

NHS pay: nurses’ disgust at latest offer as union urges them to vote for strike

Nurses in Scotland pour scorn on claim that offer would ‘go a long way’ amid rising prices

Nurse recruitment drive begins in England amid strike action vote

Campaign highlights a rewarding career but RCN says staff must be ‘paid a fair salary’

Nurse calls for general strike to prevent further NHS funding cuts

‘Say no to austerity’ petition launched in response to chancellor’s plan for reduced spending

Lucy Letby: baby had ‘extraordinary’ discoloured patches on skin

Registrar told murder trial jury that Child A’s death was ‘incredibly unexpected’

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