John Ely

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

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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

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

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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

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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’