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Nurses fear shift pattern changes will double their extra hours every month

RCN says trust’s ‘flawed proposal’ will mean staff work more shifts with fewer paid breaks

Nurses trial device that alerts them to potential falls on ward

The technology monitors thermal outline of patients in bed

Work of mesothelioma specialist nurse attracts boost in funding

Asbestos disease charities fund role designed to support military veterans

Nurses demand the NHS pension flexibility that’s been promised to consultants

While nurses struggle to pay into scheme, ministers plan to ease rules for NHS high earners

Last chance to have your say in Nursing Standard’s well-being at work survey

Tell us which factors affect you most during your shift

Rise in number of new nursing students in Scotland coincides with increase in bursary

RCN welcomes hike but says this must be backed up by increased mentoring

Nurses win concession after objecting to continence product advertisement

They claimed advert normalised postnatal incontinence and failed to mention treatment

Praise for nurse retiring after 45 years of service who ‘touched countless lives’

Sister Marilyn Padget receives outstanding contribution award from trust

NMC promises to change wording of ‘curt’ registration letter

Regulator acts after complaint by long-standing nurse sparked outcry 

Campaign to reduce glove use improves nurses’ hand health and saves money

Initiative at children’s hospital also benefits the environment

RCN council election: a chance for members to steer the college’s future

College membership urged to take part in RCN council vote

Government pledges £1.8 billion to improve NHS facilities in England

But RCN says nurse recruitment and education should also be prioritised

Run, walk, swim or bake for nurse hardship fundraising campaign

Cavell Nurses’ Trust’s #10KForNurses challenge will help support colleagues in need

New app helps nurses to detect acute kidney injury within minutes rather than hours

Digital resource reduces treatment times and healthcare costs

Newly qualified nurses more likely to stay if on a structured mentoring programme

Retention in the first year is partly reliant on keeping experienced staff, says RCN

Trainee nursing associate performs life-saving CPR on driver

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital’s Jade Myatt stopped to help the man following a car crash

General practice nursing: new website aims to boost recruitment to the specialty

The online resource also supports education and career development in the role

Social care home provider enters into training partnership with RCN

Caring Homes Group to provide development for nurses that work in its homes​​​​​​​

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