John Ely

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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

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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

Man sits on floor next to child, both are looking sad
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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