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Uber offer for nurses working on the front line over Christmas period

Staff offered discounted trips to and from work and money off meals or groceries

COVID-19: surveys find nurses feeling ‘neglected and betrayed’

ICON study shows nurses' frustration over poor pay and lack of support during pandemic

Deadline nears in pay ballot for RCN members in England and Wales

NHS nurses have until Tuesday midday to say if they would take industrial action on 3% offer

Nurses warned to be on their guard against exploitative money lenders 

Loan sharks – who might even be a colleague – are targeting cash-strapped nurses

Nurses with long-COVID still waiting for financial support

MP demands its classification as an occupational disease so staff can claim benefits

Give nurses training to spot acute illnesses on all skin types

Medical devices can be ineffective on some minority ethnic groups, so training is vital

Lung cancer nursing: new guide aims to encourage more recruits to specialism

Resource will also help to develop existing specialists’ skills and careers

Nurses in Wales work 34,000 hours in overtime every week as staffing crisis deepens

RCN Wales demands a robust recruitment strategy and fair pay for nurses

We must all play our part in tackling racism, says NMC chief

Andrea Sutcliffe says stamping out discrimination falls on everyone’s shoulders

Nurses at Marie Curie urged to vote on improved pay offer

Charity’s workers have until 14 December to say if they are willing to accept revised offer

Simulated learning hours double for students’ clinical practice

NMC gives go-ahead to increase simulated activities from 300 to 600 hours

Nurses criticise ‘appalling’ decision not to protect the title of nurse

MPs vote against bill amendment, which provokes instant reaction by nurses on Twitter

MPs vote against amendment to protect ‘nurse’ title in law

Labour MP Dawn Butler tabled the amendment to the Health and Social Care Bill

Belfast trust in staffing crisis as eight ICU nurses quit in just two weeks

Resignations are part of an ongoing exodus of staff at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Trust agrees to invest £2.6 million in keeping wards safely staffed

Following review, East Midlands trust decides to fund recruitment of nurses and support staff

NHS technology slow, outdated and unreliable, nurses tell survey

Patchy internet connection, poor IT support and non-user-friendly systems the top barriers

Degree course ends: uni to stop recruiting to programme, blaming fall in applications

Programme’s existing nursing student cohort unaffected by announcement

NMC vows to address training gaps after nurse struck off for racial slurs

This follows High Court decision to overturn its ruling to only suspend nurse Melanie Hayes

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