John Ely

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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

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