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‘I was bullied for my faith’: nurse claims trust forced her out of job for wearing cross

Christian nurse takes hospital trust to tribunal in religious discrimination claim

Anxiety, headaches and chest problems: sharp rise in nurse sickness since COVID-19

Winter well-being campaign aims to encourage staff to prioritise mental and physical health

Chester hospital deaths: nurse pleads not guilty to murdering eight babies

Lucy Letby entered not guilty plea via video-link at Manchester Crown Court

Son of nurse who died with COVID-19 is among first to benefit from memorial bursary

Healthcare Workers’ Foundation distributes education grants to children of deceased NHS staff

More than £3.4 million to be paid to staff following bullying claims

Independent review found harmful bullying culture at health board, including among nurses

Nurses refusing COVID-19 jab will not face threat of fitness to practise proceedings

Staff uptake of vaccine is a local issue for healthcare employers to address, insists NMC

Nurses to be balloted on next steps in dispute over Scottish Government’s 4% pay offer

RCN Scotland will hold an indicative ballot of members

Nurse uniforms survey: have you changed your laundry habits since the start of COVID-19?

All healthcare staff asked to share their views in a confidential survey

Struck off: nurse who tried to cover up incident that left patient with head injury

Glenda Grafton was aggressive to patient, and her dishonesty was of the ‘most serious kind’

Student debt: new nurses reveal the high cost of training in England

Becky Emmins tweeted about her almost £70K debt – and others replied with even larger amounts

Prioritise nurses at petrol pumps or patient care will suffer, warn nursing chiefs

Petrol distribution crisis has prompted panic buying, preventing nurses from doing their jobs

Last chance to have your say in the Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey

Survey focuses on nurses’ experiences of end of life care during COVID-19

Simulated learning hours set to play bigger role in students’ clinical practice

NMC proposals would allow up to 600 hours to count towards requirements

Flu vaccination: incentives and on-site jabs trialled to boost care home staff uptake

Only 33% of social care staff in England had the voluntary vaccine in 2020-21

Kenyan government denies it will receive cut of nurses’ salaries as part of UK deal

Unemployed Kenyan nurses will come to work in NHS to boost numbers

Nurse struck off by NMC after selling slimming pills

Joyce Kirkham has been struck off after a fitness to practise hearing

BMA calls for tougher custodial sentences following violence against Manchester GP staff

Government must tackle ‘wave of growing abuse’ against GPs and practice staff

Unlimited flexible working requests for nurses after NHS rethink on work-life balance

Move is part of an expanded flexible working policy hoped to improve staff retention