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More than 100 taken off NMC register for fraudulent registration

Nursing and Midwifery Council removed nurses who have misled the regulator in past five years
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RCN Nursing Awards 2022, a chance to showcase practice that makes a difference, now open

Entries invited for individuals and teams in 13 categories covering diversity of nursing

Mental health: helpline’s highest number of calls from nurses

A fifth of more than 800 calls to Our Frontline support service made during pandemic

NHS staff absence and critical COVID cases down, but do you feel pressure lifting yet?

Crisis in nurse numbers, and treatment backlogs give no grounds for complacency

One-off pay rise for ‘superhuman efforts’ of Northern Ireland nurses

Payment for pandemic work is welcomed, but RCN wants talks on ‘a long-term pay structure’

Nurse tells of ‘insurmountable’ pressure to get jab or lose job

From 1 April, all patient-facing NHS staff must have had both COVID-19 vaccine doses

Compulsory COVID-19 jabs for nurses: stark rules on redeployment or dismissal set out

NHS England stance to redeploy or fire patient-facing nurses unvaccinated by April deadline

Nursing students are not part of COVID-19 workforce, RCN asserts

College says Scottish Government implies students on placements are ‘additional staff’

Shorter self-isolation time gets you back to work sooner – but is it worth extra risk?

Science adviser admits rule-change comes with risk, as RCN calls for nurse exemption

New COVID-19 self-isolation rules: what nurses need to know

Isolation period for people testing positive in England reduced to five days from 17 January

Mandatory vaccinations for nurses would be ‘sabotage’ amid staffing pressures, says RCN

College joins demands to delay making jabs compulsory from April for front-line staff

Struck off: mental health crisis nurse’s actions contributed to woman’s death, said NMC

Patrick McKee turned 22-year-old away from unit two hours before her death

Military medics plug NHS staffing gaps in COVID-hit hospitals

‘Hurried’ NHS deployment points to depth of staffing crisis as COVID-19 absence spirals

Pay: top CEOs earn more than 100 times the salary of the average nurse

Unions say figures show ‘something fundamentally wrong with British society’

I was bullied for wearing my cross: Christian nurse wins unfair dismissal case

Tribunal ruled NHS trust was inconsistent in its approach to staff’s faith symbols

NHS needs 17,000 more nurses to deal with patient backlog

Lack of government plan to tackle record waiting lists, says former health secretary

Positive lateral flow but asymptomatic? Rule change aims to get you back to work sooner

Asymptomatic nurses to no longer wait for PCR to confirm COVID-19 status before isolating

New year’s honours recognise nurses’ efforts during COVID-19 and beyond

Vaccine workforce lead and suicide prevention programme innovator among those named

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