Alison Stacey

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Unions slam proposal to limit pay rise for nurses and other NHS staff to 3% next year

Government recommendation creates false choice between fair pay and safer staffing, RCN says

woman takes a lateral flow test as nurses told to continue self-isolating and rules are relaxed for public in England
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COVID isolation rules: continue to stay at home if you test positive, NHS tells nurses

Sick pay and safety guidance remain as NHS takes cautious approach to ‘living with COVID’

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NMC to change temporary register as COVID measures come to an end

Regulator's register set up in March 2020 with thousands of nurses joining in past two years

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Axing self-isolation and free testing ‘irresponsible’, say nurses

Unions accuse the government of abandoning most vulnerable by ditching COVID-safety rules

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Nurse receives six-month suspension for sexually harassing student he was mentoring

Nurse says there was ‘banter’ but NMC panel says behaviour amounted to serious misconduct

Prime minister Boris Johnson announces end of COVID restrictions
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End of COVID restrictions: will ‘living with COVID’ mean accepting greater risk?

Nurses yet to hear how scrapping of infection prevention rules in England will affect them

 A fallen tree blocks a road near Canford Bottom in Dorset as Storm Eunice hits the south coast, with attractions closing, travel disrupted and a major incident declared in some areas, meaning people are warned to stay indoors. A rare red weather warning
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As Storm Eunice rages across UK, community nurses are advised to carry an emergency pack

Nurse are told: take an extra coat, warm clothes and charge your phone in case you get stuck

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Potential to sack nurses with long-COVID ‘immoral and unfair’

Campaigners respond to NHS guidance that states employers review staff who have been off sick

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Overseas nurses humiliated by ‘overt’ racism in NHS, report finds

Inequalities review tells of black and minority ethnic nursing staff enduring racist abuse

Woman wrapped up in heavy scarf adjusts her central heating control as energy price hikes loom
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To heat or to eat? The stark choice now facing many nursing staff

Find out about help available for those in financial hardship as soaring energy bills loom

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Hospital parking improves for nurses – but safety issues remain

Staff in Edinburgh report ‘feeling intimidated at the park-and-ride’ site they have to use

NHS procurement centre where supplies of PPE are stored
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Money spent on the wrong PPE was enough to give every nurse a salary-size bonus

Imagine how billions of pounds spent on unusable safety equipment could have helped nurses

Nurses' scrubs piled in protest against compulsory COVID vaccination of staff, outside Downing Street
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No COVID jab, no job: sacked staff deserve their jobs back, without legal wrangle

Union demands compensation for staff penalised by vaccine mandate that is to be scrapped

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NMC reaffirms commitment to Stonewall’s diversity champions programme

Statement comes after nurses raised concerns about NMC’s affiliation with the LGBT+ charity

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Nurse struck off after dragging vulnerable patient across the floor

Mamello Herring caused ‘unwarranted harm’ to a care home resident with dementia

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U-turn expected on mandatory vaccinations for nurses and other front-line staff: reports

Milder Omicron and worries over worsening staff shortage convince government to pull back

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Laughter on the ward: nurses’ stories of some lighter moments that brightened their day

Nurses’ stories of funny or embarrassing mishaps show that laughter can be the best medicine

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Left in FtP limbo: NMC pledges to cut the agonising waits that can blight nurses’ lives

Regulator outlines how it plans to conclude FtP cases more quickly – but can it succeed?