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A nurse appears apprehensive while being questioned by a senior nurse

Can difficult personal circumstances excuse mistakes at work?

We ask our readers if factors outside of work should be considered relevant

Illustration showing healthcare staff in different uniforms, representing different professions, standing on top of piles of coins of varying heights, suggesting pay differences between professions

NHS pay: would a separate pay spine benefit nurses?

We ask our readers if a split from Agenda for Change is the best approach

Illustration of nurse sitting on the floor, leaning against a near-empty battery – a metaphor for burnout in nursing

Your mental well-being: why should struggling in your job be seen as a sign of weakness?

As nurses, we often put ourselves last, yet still ‘resilience’ is a stick to beat us with

A year on from NHS industrial action, what has changed for nurses?

After the hard-won pay deal, we ask our readers’ panel how they feel about the dispute now

Dreaded form-filling: would standardisation across all settings make your job easier?

Universal patient documentation and its potential to ease your admin burden

Will the colourways of the new NHS uniform really help distinguish nurses’ roles?

The colour-coding designed to denote who’s who, has its critics among nurses

What would give you the confidence to speak up against poor practice?

After Letby, nurses are raising concerns about the treatment of those who speak out

Patient confidentiality and sharing patient data in your work WhatsApp group

What safeguards do you need to help you use instant messaging responsibly?

Is it safe to ask nurses to move settings to fill-in the staffing gaps?

Nursing care is complex and staff from diverse specialties aren’t interchangeable

Cut in working hours but not in pay: sounds too good to be true, and in the NHS, it is

Four day week for full-time staff helps work-life balance, but isn’t feasible for nurses

Why does it feel like pay for care home and independent sector nurses is overlooked?

Are non-NHS staff under-estimated by the public and even their nursing colleagues?

Should the NMC focus more on students’ competence and less on placement hours?

Some worry we may ‘churn out’ unprepared nurses, others say it’s time for paid placements

Nurse managers face a tough job right now – what could they do better?

What our readers think managers often get wrong, and what could be improved

Working when you’re ill: why do so many nurses feel compelled to?

Our readers’ panel on the pressures that put staff well-being on the back burner

How can nurses support colleagues who are on the receiving end of racist abuse?

Nurses are being asked to be ‘active bystanders’ if they witness racist behaviour

Accepting gifts: is NMC’s stance unnecessarily strict?

Rule is designed to promote trust in the profession and protect nurses and patients

Is the NMC right to relax language requirements for nurses from overseas?

It will help skilled nurses to enter the UK workforce, but some have concerns about safety

Does compassionate nurse leadership exist in practice, or just in theory?

Despite good intentions, it may not be easy to implement in the reality of the workplace