John Ely

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Pandemic has enhanced public image of nursing, poll shows

Survey to mark International Nurses’ Day shows new appreciation of hard work and dedication

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Mental health booklet given out at train station aims to prevent suicide

Nurse Rachel Luby says COVID-19 has brought stresses that need to be addressed

NMC cautions nurse William Kennedy for inappropriately touching patient's genitals while joking to colleagues
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Nurse who made a joke of handling vulnerable patient’s genitals cautioned by NMC

Five-year caution for nurse convicted of ill-treating patient who lacked capacity

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Nursing workforce standards set out basis for safe and effective patient care

RCN issues collective UK standards for employers and health regulators to support nurses

district nurse talks to patient during a home visit, as QNI announces rise in specialist practitioner qualifications
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District nursing: record year for uptake of specialist practitioner qualification

Growth in district nurse SPQ numbers enhances nurse leadership in the community

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Resuscitation guidelines update: advance care plans the focus, not DNACPR notices

Includes section on ethics and considerations during a pandemic or shortage of resources

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Nurse numbers rise in England but NHS is ‘a long way from being safely staffed’ – RCN

College responds to statistics showing nurse and health visitor numbers increased by 10,999

Government in England says it will not pay nurses a COVID bonus
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No ‘COVID bonus’ – ministers dash nurses’ hopes for one-off payment

Government insists it has no plans to pay staff in England £500 as gesture of thanks

Downing Street
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Nurses urged to join virtual march on Downing Street in pay protest

Online event on 22 April will demand government reconsider recommendation for 1% pay rise

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RCN chief temporarily steps back from role after cycling accident

General secretary Dame Professor Donna Kinnair on sick leave to recover from injuries

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Muckamore Abbey Hospital: seven face prosecution for alleged offences against patients

Northern Irish hospital cares for adults with severe learning disabilities

Nursing student Naana Aisha Issaka
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Student covers cost of nursing degree through Instagram appeal

Crowdfunding plea raises thousands after failed attempt to get student loan

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Union ballots open as nurses in Scotland vote on proposed 4% pay deal

RCN Scotland and GMB urge NHS staff to reject Scottish Government offer

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Beauty company backtracks after refusing to treat nurses working with COVID-19 patients

Benefit Cosmetics UK apologises and changes policy after provoking backlash on social media

glove hands of a healthcare worker placed on hand of a patient
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End of life care at home: the front line forgotten in the pandemic

Hospice and community-based nursing care deserves more recognition and funding – Marie Curie

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Overseas nurses granted free automatic visa extensions

Eligible staff and their dependents to receive extra year as COVID-19 response continues

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Candidates announced for 2021 RCN presidential election

Voting to take place via postal ballot and greater social media use permitted in campaigning

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Nurse training and education standards: is there anything you’d like to see change?

NMC survey asks for your views on issues including minimum entry requirements

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