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Following handover on a cold and wintery Monday morning, I was chatting to one of my patients while waiting for his coffee to cool down enough for him to drink.
There was a small drop in the number of registered nurse vacancies in the NHS in England at the end of last year, according to latest workforce figures.
Severe nursing shortages at an Essex hospital are putting patients at risk, inspectors have warned.
Spending on agency nursing and midwifery staff finally dipped slightly last year in Wales, following cost increases since 2014, according to a new report.
Nurses in the US are struggling with burnout and many are considering quitting the profession, according to a survey that reveals startlingly similarities to the situation in the UK.
Shortages of nursing staff continue to be a problem across Scotland, show the latest workforce figures published ahead of a key debate on new safe staffing law.
Nurses and midwives across the Republic of Ireland are staging protests this week against staff shortages and patient overcrowding in their hospitals.
The Royal College of Nursing has condemned a rise in agency spending in Northern Ireland, after newly released figures showed one agency alone had tripled its income in three years.
A new app is being developed to make it easier for NHS staff to sign up for extra shifts in a bid to claw back the £480m a year being spent on plugging gaps with expensive agency workers.
Ministers must “bring forward” a sustainable, long term workforce plan for the NHS that reduces reliance on expensive agency workers, according to the Labour Party.