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Lucy Letby ‘told off’ colleague who called for help when baby’s oxygen levels dropped

Neonatal assistant was shocked that her request for extra help was questioned

Nurses look set to strike, as RCN ballot count continues

Early indications suggest members have voted for strike action in union’s biggest-ever ballot

Kicked, punched and threatened: thousands of nurses abused at work last year

Recorded number of assaults on NHS staff in Scotland ’simply unacceptable’, says Unison

How one trust benefits from valuing and promoting overseas nurses

Belinda Alexander says international staff ‘need to feel there is progression in their job’

Nurses working equivalent of one day a week for free, claims report

Salary has fallen by 20% in real terms since 2010 for most nurses, say researchers

Nurse vacancies: patients’ access to social care ‘gridlocked’

CQC report identifies acute shortages of care home, community and mental health nurses

Cardiff Bay light projection

Illuminated buildings shine light on nurse vacancies and pay rates

Cardiff landmarks were projected with messages to urge the government into action

Continue voting to strike despite pay talks, union urges nurses in Scotland

Pay negotiations have resumed but RCN Scotland says ‘our members are at breaking point’

Lucy Letby: case against nurse is not ‘a done deal’, says defence barrister

Jury told Ms Letby was dedicated and there is no evidence of her causing harm

Therese Coffey

Thérèse Coffey says nurses won’t get higher pay offer

Health and social care secretary ‘not anticipating’ any further increase

The RCN headquarters in London

RCN culture inquiry finds 'division and distrust'

General secretary Pat Cullen apologises on behalf of the college and promises overhaul

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2022 RCN Nursing Awards winners

Improving care and patients’ lives: 2022 RCN Nursing Awards winners revealed

RCN Nurse of the Year and 13 other award recipients announced at a ceremony in London

NHS pension changes put most nurses ‘in terrible position’

Majority of staff will see monthly salary fall under new scheme, Unison warns

NMC to consider proposed changes to English language requirements for overseas nurses

Plan to revamp language tests would make it easier for overseas staff to register in the UK

Fair pay for nursing: RCN confirms rescheduled date for strike ballot

The ballot will now open on 6 October, with the union urging nurses to vote for a strike

Unclear if nurses will get overtime pay for working on day of the Queen’s funeral

Clarity sought on pay for nurses who work on Monday’s bank holiday following Jubilee muddle

Nurse pay: RCN delays strike ballot following Queen’s death

College suspends voting for potential industrial action over pay offer
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Queen’s Nurses pay tribute to their patron Elizabeth II

Holders of the prestigious nursing title discuss what the late monarch meant to them

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