John Ely

Applause for NHS
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Nurse pay and benefits: enough of the applause and empty plaudits, says think thank

IPPR warns that government must improve workforce strategy to retain healthcare staff

Poster in a window expresses support for NHS pay rise
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NHS pay: can posters in windows change ministers’ minds on a 1% deal?

Unions urge public to show their support for a ‘proper’ pay increase for nurses

image of nurse beside money and a clock to show how their holiday pay has been miscalculated
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Backdated holiday pay for NHS nurses: unions reach money deal over ‘historic error’

Nurses have been out-of-pocket after employers ignored regular overtime in payroll calculations

Tired nurse
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Community nurses too ‘fatigued’ to respond to NMC consultation, QNI says

Nursing group doubts meaningful engagement with education revamp is possible amid pandemic

Woman on a laptop for a conference call
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Virtual fitness to practise hearings will continue beyond COVID-19, says NMC

RCN pledges to work with regulators to ensure virtual hearings maintain fairness

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Nurses in England face pay-rise inequality as counterparts in Scotland get better offer

NHS pay proposal in Scotland ‘should shame’ Boris Johnson into improving plan for England

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Pay rise for nurses: what a new deal might look like

Nurses exhausted by the pandemic could leave in droves unless pay is addressed, unions warn

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COVID-19: nurses in Wales to receive £500 bonus for work during pandemic

RCN Wales says one-off payment is not the 'substantive pay rise we have been calling for’

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Violence against nurses: CQC says trust must take action to protect ED staff

Health watchdog's inspection raises concerns for Bristol Royal Infirmary staff

health and care secretary Matt Hancock gives evidence on NHS pay to the Commons health and care committee
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NHS nurse pay: claim that 1% deal would be inflation-busting is dismissed by economist

Expert calls health and social care secretary’s comments to MPs ‘not sensible’

Picture shows a vial of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and syringe
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Nurses who decline COVID-19 vaccination could be redeployed

NHS tells trusts redeployment an option if significant risk to staff, colleagues or patients

Health minister Nadine Dorries claims nurses would rather their partners kept furlough pay than get a pay rise
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Furlough versus NHS pay rise: nurses condemn health minister’s ‘sexist’ comments

Nadine Dorries says nurses would prefer furlough pay for partners than their own pay rise

Picture shows a nurse wearing a mask holding a hand to her brow and appearing tired
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Thousands more nurses affected by work-related stress in 2020, poll shows

NHS staff survey results show why action on pay and staff retention is urgent, says RCN

Slow handclap for PM
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Slow hand clap protest over nurses 1% pay offer

Unison says prime minister should rethink pay deal after staff’s role in COVID-19 response

Picture shows an older couple wearing masks and looking solemn
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A minute’s silence for nurses to mark pandemic anniversary

RCN’s 11 March event marks one year since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic

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#HereforLife recruitment campaign tackles community nursing stereotypes

Social media drive aims to attract newly qualified nurses and shore up workforce

social care minister Helen Whately answered question in Commons about nurses
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Junior minister is fielded to face urgent question over nurses’ pay

Health secretary Hancock sends junior colleague to face Opposition in Commons

A placard demanding fair pay for nurses displayed outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster
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RCN sets up strike fund over ‘pitiful’ 1% pay rise recommendation

Fund would support members involved in industrial action as unions prepare for pay talks

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