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Nurse numbers fall by 30% in adult social care in England since 2012

Skills for Care report ‘shows the impossible strain’ that nursing staff are under

COVID-19: doubt over future numbers of overseas nurses coming to UK

Report says international supply will be hit by travel restrictions and increased competition

Nurse protests planned over lack of pay rise for NHS workers

Unite calls public sector pay announcement a ‘slap in the face’ for nursing staff

Researchers to design nursing care system for COVID-19 patients

University of Exeter will lead a study to build on innovations developed during the pandemic

PPE wearer’s guide for nurses: War Horse actors among performers to offer their tips

Actors with experience of restrictive costumes have contributed to the guide for NHS staff

Sexual harassment by patients or the public: RCN issues advice for nurses

Guidance aims to support nurses to speak up and encourage employers to tackle the issue

COVID-19: ‘long and fraught’ recovery predicted as UK struggles with staff shortages

UK will take longer to recover than most comparable countries, says Nuffield Trust report

NMC develops five new principles of preceptorship to support newly qualified nurses

RCN welcomes regulator’s scheme that offers structured support and improves staff retention

Pay supplements touted for hard-to-recruit nursing posts

Proposed use of premiums worth up to 30% of salary dismissed by RCN as ‘sticking plaster’

Nurses looking after dying COVID-19 patients were bullied, union claims

Staff said they were shouted at, denied PPE – and faced ‘hell’ if they spoke out

ICN releases new worldwide nursing anthem

‘I Am a Nurse’ was recorded at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic

Start nurse pay talks now, urges RCN

Broad boost in pay does not apply to nurses and others on Agenda for Change contracts

New nursing student maintenance grants fall short by £15k, says RCN

The college has set out two visions of fairer funding which redress bursary withdrawal

Nurses who have recovered from COVID-19 report ongoing symptoms – survey

Staff in Republic of Ireland cite problems with breathing, mental health and more

England’s chief nurse confirms she was dropped from COVID-19 press briefing

Ruth May not told why she was dropped from briefing amid Dominic Cummings travel controversy

Nurses could be in line for pension payout as government addresses age discrimination

Consultation seeks remedy for ‘unlawful’ public sector pension reforms

Help to save the Florence Nightingale Museum – buy the bicentenary face mask

All the profits will assist in keeping the struggling museum open

Increase in number of nurses of black African ethnicity facing FtP process

The group made up 13.3% of new referrals to the NMC, despite only forming 7% of the register

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