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Nurses skipping meals, going into debt to pay for their training

Many pay for training with loans or savings as employers fail to do so, says report

Award for nurse whose quick thinking saved man with severe saw injuries

Alice Chappell has been recognised for her lifesaving care at a minor injuries unit

Nursing associates set to be introduced in Wales

Band 4 role will mirror that in England but RCN cautions against exploitation

Could breaking away from Agenda for Change really unblock your access to higher pay?

Some NHS nurses say current pay structure fails to recognise full scope of modern nursing

Struck off: care home deputy manager who made false claims about dying patient’s care

Hidden camera showed nurse’s claims about welfare checks and verifying death were untrue

Pay parity and safe staffing: nurses' views from the picket lines

Nurses in Northern Ireland take to picket lines amid failure to implement pay award

QNI grant will help community nurses severely affected by UK flooding

Storms in the UK have forced people out of their homes with some nurses unable to work

Sepsis death: district nurse shortage could cost more lives, coroner warns minister

Pressures on community teams found to be factor in death of woman with sacral ulcer

NHS pensions: changes could risk greater opt-out among lowest paid

Rises in contribution rates could prompt greater levels of pension opt-outs

Fair pay: call for evidence on new separate pay spine for nurses

Nurses’ pay spine could reward experience, says RCN, but others warn of divisiveness

70-year-old nurse cycles more than 300km to raise money for Cavell

Ian Clifford took on the challenge to help charity support colleagues in need

Funding cut to general practice nurse fellowships ‘makes no sense’

Critics warn that ‘newly registered nurses can’t just go straight into general practice’

Undergraduates’ practice learning: NMC to review nursing students’ evolving needs

Regulator will examine proposals based on research that will examine overseas models

Delayed discharge figures prompt fresh worries over community nurse staffing shortage

Cost of delays tops £1.2 billion and also raises patient safety concerns, says RCN Scotland

Social care: new qualifications and career path aim to boost recruits

Government says new measures seek to ‘recognise social care as the skilled profession it is’

You’re in one of the UK’s most in-demand jobs – but are you feeling valued?

Recruiters name nurses among the occupational groups with greatest shortfall of candidates

Nursing associates must not be used to strip out the nurse workforce, union warns

Ministers considering introducing the registered band 4 role for Wales’s NHS

Nurses to strike over lack of pay parity in Northern Ireland

Nurses to join day of action over failure to receive pay award in line with UK colleagues

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