John Ely

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’

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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