John Ely

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COVID-19 death-in-service: families of nursing staff biggest group to receive lump sum

More than £9 million has been paid to families of nurses and healthcare assistants

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Government plans to scrap free parking pass for nurses as COVID-19 restrictions lift

Free hospital parking for staff remains, but funding for council pass will be axed

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NMC asks own regulator to review controversial FtP ruling

Melanie Hayes was not struck off after using racially offensive language about colleagues

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Boris Johnson defends proposed 1% pay offer after nurse who treated him quits

Prime minister addresses parliament after ICU nurse Jennie McGee leaves NHS

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COVID-19: nurse who cared for prime minister in hospital resigns over 1% pay offer

Jenny McGee says she is leaving NHS because nurses ‘are not getting the respect we deserve’

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Fitness to practise: nurses wait longer for outcomes as cases pile up

Backlog of FtP cases grows as regulator grapples with staffing and drive to improve decisions

illustration shows two job applications – one from white candidate, one from black candidate
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‘Incredibly discriminatory’ email about Nigerian nurse prompts NMC intervention

Regulator and NHS commissioning group investigate message sent to job applicant

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NMC expected to remove emergency education standards introduced during pandemic

Governing council to decide if standards should be removed and a possible timetable

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Standardised nursing uniforms: what do you want to wear to work?

An NHS consultation could see an end to the plethora of styles used across England

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Pop star Dua Lipa pays tribute to Dame Elizabeth Anionwu at Brit Awards

Pioneering nurse welcomes high profile support for profession and nurses’ fair pay campaign

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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