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Nurse graduates create tartan range to honour profession and support charities

Profits from sales will go to support nursing charity helping to improve patient care

Students report ‘misogynistic’ warnings from lecturers over online swimwear snaps

NMC invoked in ‘scare stories’ of nurses being struck off for ‘sexy’ clothing posts

FtP panel diversity: drive to recruit more minority ethnic members has limited success

NMC says long-term aim is for panel membership to reflect diversity of the profession

Petition prompts government to consider legal protection for ‘nurse’ job title

Ongoing campaign calls for law change to stop the use of the title for non-registered roles

Fitness to Practise: NMC prevents 501 inappropriate referrals in past year

Employer Link Service works with organisations to explore other options to resolve concerns

Dame Donna Kinnair resigns from RCN

College general secretary had been on extended sick leave following accident

Nurses and nursing students could get COVID-19 booster jab from September

Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation advises government to deliver booster jabs

Nursing students targeted in registration scam

Universities warn of fraudulent requests for £1,400 fee to join NMC register

Nursing staff who died in pandemic to be commemorated in multi-faith service

Online event is organised by members of the Nigerian Nurses Charitable Association UK

ICU nurses take on Channel swim to raise money for children’s charities

Evelina London Children’s Hospital staff hope to raise £60,000

Nurses win right to make unlimited flexible working requests

Unions agree deal aimed at ensuring better work-life balance for NHS staff

Shift patterns: survey wants nurses’ views on what works for them

Researchers hope results will provide detailed picture of shift lengths and preferences

New health and social care secretary must not insult us with 1% pay rise, say nurses

RCN urges Sajid Javid to ‘hold on to the fantastic nurses we’ve got’

Childcare and flexible working: tribunal’s ‘landmark’ decision over dismissed nurse

Nurse’s employment appeal prompts tribunal to point to ‘childcare disparity’ women face
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Hancock accused of failing to credit nurses in vaccine rollout

Contribution of general practice nurses, rather than GPs, ‘should be made explicit’

Hospital parking fine: nurse ‘absolutely disillusioned’ about possible court action

Deborah Das parked on a grass verge but says she can never find a parking space at her trust

Urgent investment needed as learning disability nurse numbers stall

Dire shortage in England's NHS could be putting patients’ lives at risk, RCN says

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