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NHS pay review body: why nurses need to see an improvement on 1% pay proposal

Final pay announcement must improve on ‘insulting’ 1% pay proposal

When anyone can be called ‘nurse’, patient care and profession’s self-esteem are at risk

Why a new petition is calling for the term ‘nurse’ to be protected in law, once and for all

Data on long-COVID is key to protect nurses’ health

Long-COVID must be classed as an occupational disease so nurses are protected

Nurse burnout: why the term ‘resilience’ may do more harm than good

The ‘supernurse’ culture puts too much responsibility on staff

One nurse expressing irrational views can do great damage to public trust

Let’s remember our profession’s reputation when we tell the world what we think

Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

Long hours and little reward: it doesn’t add up

Nurses are often told other professions have drawbacks too – but they offer better pay

Menopause: women’s shame is consigned to history, now let’s see NHS employers catch up

Nurses experiencing menopause symptoms deserve workplaces that meet their needs

The problem with BMI – and why ‘health at every size’ is a better obesity strategy

Tackling obesity is about tackling inequalities and stigma. Scrapping BMI is a good start

Nurse staffing is too important to leave to wishful thinking

New workforce standards will help decision-makers see nurses as an asset

Rejoining the ICN: vote yes and advance nursing, here and in developing countries

COVID-19 has highlighted how much we need a strong global voice to demand better conditions

Rejoining the ICN: what it might cost and why I’m urging nurses to reject the option

ICN membership fee could quickly run into millions of pounds, but for what, exactly?

Dying and bereavement: what patients and families want at the end of life

Why workforce gaps and overstretched services remain the biggest hurdle to getting it right

Sleep breaks on shift are a serious step forward, whether you’re napping or not

Staff well-being and patient safety are both better served with this mid-shift innovation

Overseas nurse recruitment: how new rules will help employers take an ethical approach

The WHO’s revised ‘red list’ of the countries not be targeted simplifies process

Life and death decisions and COVID-19: how an ethical code supports your practice

An internationally recognised code helps nurses advocate for fairer treatment for all

Racism denied: don’t brush aside our everyday experiences

Report is an insult to nurses, and ignores the reality of systemic racism in the NHS

Why is a fair pay rise for nurses not seen as a critical expense?

A 1% pay offer shows how little the government values NHS staff

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