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chancellor Rishi Sunak outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the Commons to deliver his budget
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Unions label 1% nurse pay rise suggestion as 'insulting'

RCN accuses government of being dangerously out of touch with nursing staff and public

Image from RCN’s #FairPayForNurses social media campaign day
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NHS pay: nurses in bid to pile pre-Budget pressure on Chancellor

Staff on AfC terms use social media campaign to demand inflation-busting deal

clinical team working in a pandemic situation requires innovative communication
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NHS teamwork in the pandemic: how is it for you?

Study asks nurses how COVID-19 has affected the functioning of clinical teams

Picture shows nurses recruited from overseas working at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
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Rules relaxed on recruiting overseas nurses

RCN cautions that change risks damaging health and care systems of developing countries

Picture of FFP3 face masks with Fang Tian brand whose use has been suspended by the DHSC.
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Some respirator masks issued to staff may not be safe, government warns

Healthcare providers told to stop using certain FFP3 respirator masks, pending checks

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Further pay boost for nurses in Scotland, as government announces interim rise

Increase intended as stopgap, with Agenda for Change pay negotiations delayed

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When nursing was linked with witchcraft – new research

Study will highlight people ‘cruelly and unfairly punished’ for providing care

Picture shows a young woman lying down and holding her hand to her head to ease discomfort
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Nurses with long-COVID should get compensation, MPs say

Classifying long-COVID as an occupational disease would support front-line staff

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Nursing course applications hit record high in UK

Inspiring COVID-19 work of staff has been ‘best possible advert for nursing profession’

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Government proposes reforms to give it power to deregulate healthcare

White paper suggests health secretary could remove professional regulation and abolish regulators

Picture of healthcare assistant Becky Regan, who died due to COVID-19 shortly after giving birth
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COVID-19: healthcare assistant dies soon after giving birth

Tributes also paid to mental health nurse who died after contracting the virus

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Nurse who died of COVID-19 had longed to return to work and support colleagues

‘Caring and conscientious’ Estrella Catalan said ‘I want to help’ from her hospital bed

A nurse receives her first COVID-19 vaccination at the NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow
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COVID-19 vaccines safety study wants nurse participants

Drug Safety Research Unit aims to record side effects that can be linked to vaccinations

Picture sows a smiling young woman wearing headphones and taking notes as she looks at a computer
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More online nursing courses on offer this spring

Virtual learning seen to offer flexibility, with postgraduate and undergraduate options

Nurse and senior theatre practitioner Terry Boston-Marsh, 54, died after redeploying to the intensive care unit at Kent and Canterbury Hospital
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COVID-19: nurse dies after redeploying to intensive care

Nurse and senior theatre practitioner Terry Boston-Marsh remembered for ‘calm, kind nature’

Second-year mental health nursing student, Angella Naggayi, who has died of COVID-19
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Mental health nursing student dies of COVID-19

Mother of two Angella Naggayi was studying at Edinburgh Napier University

Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Downing Street coronavirus briefing, where he is asked about NHS pay
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Will there be a COVID bonus for NHS staff, prime minister?

Boris Johnson evades question with ‘inaccurate and demoralising’ statement on nurses’ pay

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All nursing students should be eligible for COVID-19 death in services payments

Unite says families of nursing students who die of COVID-19 in service should receive pay out