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Can you help identify ‘Nurse Brown from Jamaica’?

Mystery Windrush-generation nurse among the ‘unsung heroes’ featured in exhibition

Social care services cannot take another delay to government's green paper

Independent Care Group chair calls for ‘backstop’ as care homes go out of business

Don’t be pressured to leave the NHS pension scheme, warns RCN

College says more must be done to market the scheme’s benefits to nurses

RCNi Nurse Awards: BME nurses to be offered free support to enter

Leadership coach will host event for nurses thinking of putting their names forward

Government reveals plan to make NHS ‘the best place in the world to give birth’

Royal College of Midwives welcomes maternity services package, but ‘not on a shoestring’

Humble and proud: nurses on New Year honours

This year’s New Year honours list includes 27 members of the nursing profession 

Nearly half of NHS trusts surveyed in England have increased their car parking charges

RCN says the goodwill of staff will not last forever

Slump in EU nurses coming to work in London is ‘putting patients at risk’

London has the highest nurse vacancy rate in England’s NHS

Survey highlights nurse recruitment crisis in Scotland’s care homes

Respondents say NHS is attracting more staff due to better pay and conditions

Flu vaccine: NHS trusts remain silent on how they manage staff who refuse it

NHS Improvement advised redeployment to ensure patient safety in ‘higher-risk’ departments

NHS strategy targets diversity at senior manager level

Action plan says organisations should set targets for BME representation in leadership roles

Nursing and workforce spending to go up in Scotland

Scottish Government announces budget increase – but warns of challenges to come

Hospitals already at full capacity as winter sets in, RCN warns

Figures reveal hospital bed shortage even before severe winter temperatures set in, RCN says

Study aims to tell ‘real story of nursing’

Research will cover gender, working conditions and what attracts people to nursing

RCN council elections: college announces winning candidates

Twelve positions around the UK were contested

‘We’ll get this’ – trust’s promise to EU nurses facing a bill after Brexit

What Oxford University Hospitals is prepared to do to keep its EU staff

Doctors’ use of phrase ‘acting down’ offends nurses

Medical staff in survey were describing when they undertook nursing tasks

Ruth May is named chief nursing officer for England

She will take her place on the newly formed NHS Executive Group

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