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Compensation for charge nurse told she had to stop solely working night shifts

Managers rowed back on reasonable adjustments that helped her manage a chronic condition

Sexual harassment faced by hundreds of NHS staff goes unreported

Incidents include being touched or asked for sex, but half those affected don’t raise it

Nurses should get £35k starting salary, government told

RCN head Pat Cullen wants overhaul of pay bandings and improvements to nurse career pathway

Separate pay spine for nurses: decision draws a step closer

Nurses urged to air views on pay as government consultation closes at midnight

Nurse fitness to practise referrals soar amid high case backlog

NMC pledges £30 million to tackle disciplinary caseload

Groundbreaking safe staffing law now in force for nurses in Scotland

All Scottish health and care settings must have enough qualified nurses to provide safe care

NMC closes temporary register set up during COVID-19 crisis

Temporary register saw thousands return to nursing to aid vulnerable at peak of pandemic

NMC agrees to regulate nursing associate role in Wales

First nursing associates expected to begin training in autumn 2025

Two nurses removed from NMC register for test fraud

Regulator found evidence of fraudulent computer-based tests at a centre in Nigeria

Nurse suspended after trying to get selfie with footballer

NMC gives nurse four-month suspension for breaching code and patient privacy

Nurses reject pay offer as it falls short of giving them parity

Nurses in Northern Ireland refuse deal that fails to bring them in line with England

Purple uniforms introduced for advanced nurse practitioners

Scottish trust’s uniforms ensure better recognition of ANPs in emergency settings

Reminder for nurses after claim of prying into Kate’s medical notes during hospital stay

Health minister cautions nurses after newspaper reports attempt to access princess’s records

Discrimination in NHS: report reveals ‘glacial’ pace of change

Figures also show level of bullying or harassment of black and minority ethnic female nurses

Community nurses’ missing money: why staff continue to be denied their ‘backlog bonus’

Health minister urged to honour pledge to NHS-contracted staff as new financial year looms

Nurse struck off for altering patient’s notes after death

Fitness to practise hearing finds Helen Powell deliberately misled the Coroner’s Court

DNACPR: nurses need training to improve vital conversations

Scenario-based training and guidance on end of life conversations is needed, says report

Flexible working: how nurses will benefit from change in law

The flexible working request changes that will come into force in April