John Ely

Nursing Standard

Higher COVID-19 death rate among nurses requires urgent investigation, says RCN

ONS reports higher death rates in healthcare staff compared with other working age people

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Nurses need legal protection for care compromised by pandemic, says nursing leader

Nicki Credland calls for legal protection for nurses as staffing pressures continue

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Army deployment in NHS hospitals exposes scale of staffing crisis

Soldiers help relieve twin pressures of COVID-related staff absence and soaring bed demand

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COVID-19 death in service: nurses’ families need support to claim pay-out

Unions urge higher take-up of NHS and social care coronavirus life assurance scheme

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COVID-19 and sick pay: some nurses not paid when forced to self-isolate, survey reveals

General practice nurses report feeling ‘let down and unappreciated’

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Staff bullying: nurse calls for national body to stamp it out ‘once and for all’

Whistle-blower tells MPs of her experiences of bullying in the NHS

A nurse in PPE, wearing a visor, mask and gown
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COVID-19 workplace support: initiatives promoting nurse health and well-being

Virtual wobble rooms, PPE marshals, welfare cafés – how employers are supporting staff

A nurse prepares a vial of a coronavirus vaccine
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COVID-19 vaccination: which nursing staff get top priority?

Guidance states which health and care staff should be offered coronavirus jabs first

Nursing student studies remotely using her laptop
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‘Burned out’ nursing students’ plea for help to carry on learning in the pandemic

Thousands sign petition calling for placement opt-outs, pay, and temporary registration

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The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out: what you need to know

Nurses are playing a leading role in the mass vaccination programme

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Boris Johnson’s statement on nurse pay inaccurate and ‘demoralising’, says RCN chief

Dame Donna Kinnair says nursing staff deserve fair pay and recognition, not more clapping

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Care home nurse struck off after failing to attempt to give CPR

NMC had found no evidence that nurse Nahid Nasiri made a considered clinical decision

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Rules on sharing patient information made clearer

Online portal for nurses and other health and care staff aims to improve patient care

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New year’s honours: nurses recognised for commitment and care during COVID-19 response

Staff from hospitals, care homes and the community honoured for their work

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Nurses in Scotland will receive £500 COVID-19 bonus from February

Thank you payment is separate from pay negotiations, with RCN Scotland seeking 12.5% rise

woman studies on a laptop as Coventry University announces UK's first online nursing degrees
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First UK university to offer online nursing degrees is named

Applications now open for blended learning programmes, to begin as early as January 2021

The emergency department at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, where Barclay Mason had worked for 20 years
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Charge nurse dies with COVID-19: family’s tribute to ‘caring and committed’ colleagues

Praise for staff at emergency department of Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow

Nurse Rob Healey, who has died with COVID-19
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Colleagues pay tribute to Bristol nurse who died after contracting COVID-19

Emergency nurse described as an ‘important part of so many people’s journeys’