John Ely

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Making history: nurses proud to take part in first day of COVID-19 vaccinations

Modern matron May Parsons gave the first injection as UK vaccination programme gets underway

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COVID-19 vaccination programme gets underway

Nurses crucial in encouraging uptake of vaccine, says RCN

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Fitness to practise backlog may mean delays until 2022

Regulator hiring temporary staff and using outside law firms to deal with rising caseload

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Nurses taking on role of patients’ families amid visitor curbs

Compensating for restrictions is one of the biggest struggles of COVID-19, seminar hears

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The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine: what is it and when will nurses get it?

The RCN says nurses will have a key role in delivering the COVID-19 vaccine

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RCN disputes government claim to be on target for 50,000 more nurses in the NHS

Data shows rise of 14,813 nurses on last year, but also 36,655 FTE nursing vacancies

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Mental health nursing framework aims to help careers progress and inspire new applicants

Framework offers guidance for current and future mental health nurses

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Chancellor’s spending review denies nurses early pay rise

RCN general secretary says Rishi Sunak has failed key workers he applauded earlier this year

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Should COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory for nurses?

Nursing Standard’s Facebook debate reveals staff are divided on the issue

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Coronavirus-positive and told to keep working on the wards

Asymptomatic nurses in US and Belgium are asked to care for patients with COVID-19

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Nurse pay: RCN launches ‘Clapped us? Back us’ campaign

College asks politicians and public who clapped for nurses to back a 12.5% pay rise

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Nurse rearrested over suspicious infant deaths at Countess of Chester Hospital

Lead detective confirms investigation is ‘active and ongoing’

COVID-19 rapid test kits, which are to be offered to all front-line staff in NHS England
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DIY coronavirus testing for front-line NHS staff from this week

Twice-weekly COVID-19 tests to be introduced for patient-facing workforce

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RCN members asked to vote on two proposals in extraordinary general meeting

College received 1,000-strong petition after disqualifications in its presidential election

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COVID-19 vaccine in pipeline for healthcare staff and most vulnerable says NHS chief

If ready before Christmas, some nurses could receive it in early 2021

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RCN deputy president resigns

Yvonne Coghill steps down two months before the end of her two-year tenure

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Healthcare whistleblowing: the e-learning modules that will help nurses speak up

Online training aims to give staff at all levels confidence to speak up about poor care

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Stroke specialist nurses should not be redeployed, says leading stroke nurse

Safety and outcomes of patients with stroke is optimised by specialist care, professor states

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