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Head to the Scottish Highlands for career-boosting opportunities

NHS Highland recruitment drive highlights training options and lifestyle benefits for nurses

Care homes eligible for backdated payment for nurse funding

Weekly 11.5% uplift for 2022-23 is in recognition of work by nurses during the pandemic

Nurse’s phone app helps people access local health services

Helen O’Connell developed the Treacle website and app to gather information in one place

Call for greater recognition on International Nurses’ Day

Four winners on why nurses ‘should always have a seat at the table’ when devising care policy

Attracting more men: is targeted recruitment key to unlocking growth in nurse numbers?

The nursing student cohort continues to be female-dominated thanks to stereotyping

Nurses ridicule idea of delaying retirement to plug gaps in care

Many nurses take to Nursing Standard’s Facebook page in response to NHS letter to retirees

Jailed: nurse who filmed unconscious patients’ genitals starts 16-year prison term

Paul Grayson abused trust of patients and staff at Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield

Student loan interest rises: nurses told ‘Don’t panic’

Economist believes most nurses will not be affected – and explains why

Use International Nurses’ Day as time for reflection and self-care

Nurses are urged to think about their own health, and also use the day to celebrate nursing

Blackpool Victoria Hospital nurses charged with mistreatment

Lancashire police charge five people with criminal offences as part of a major investigation

NHS urges retirees to stay longer to plug nursing gaps

Letter sent to trusts appeals for retiring and recently retired nurses to continue working

Do's and don'ts of wearing gloves: help curb waste and avoid skin problems

To mark Glove Awareness Week, nurses are advised to change routines by reducing  glove use

Bonuses of up to £5,000 offered to nurses willing to join care homes

Welcome bonuses are part of drive by some care home providers to attract much-needed staff

Overseas nurses’ much-needed skills are being squandered by tough language test rules

English language standards for foreign-trained nurses are needlessly harsh, study suggests

Menopause: shift work and long hours exacerbate symptoms

Nurses need better support to cope with menopause symptoms to enable them to stay in post

Public health impact of the cost of living crisis: why community staff fear for patients

Attempts to keep household energy bills down are putting vulnerable people at risk

Tips to reduce glove use after 12.7 billion used during pandemic

During Glove Awareness Week, nurses are asked to think about glove use before every procedure

We are family! Three nurse sisters clock up 100 years in the NHS

‘Nursing must be in our blood,’ say siblings, who usually swap work stories at family events

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