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RCN urged to make election policy clearer after disqualification controversy

Policy should be ‘clear and concise’ with a rethink of sanctions, finds independent review

A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK


Top 10: the most popular articles of 2020

A selection of our most-read articles in the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

RCN told to update its election rules following independent review

Report by QC says college should modernise election guidelines to reflect social media use

How has COVID-19 affected you? Take part in our quick survey

Tell us what the pandemic has meant for your well-being and working life

Nurse cleanses the hand of a patient nearing the end of life – as Nursing Standard and Marie Curie ask nurses to complete their survey

Impact of the pandemic on end of life care: take part in our survey

Tell us how COVID-19 has affected the care of dying patients

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End of life care: share your COVID-19 experiences in Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey

What has caring for people at the end of life been like during the pandemic?

Managing recovery from COVID-19

A service to aid long-term recovery will offer personalised, online-based aftercare

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Tributes paid to nurse who died in traffic accident

Victoria Kavanagh excelled in her role with the school health service, say colleagues

Students on placement

Nursing students to be paid until end of COVID-19 placement contracts

HEE guidance ‘ends confusion’ for students who swapped studies for paid placements in NHS

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COVID-19: take part in the Nursing Standard survey

Tell us your experience of working in the pandemic and how it might shape nursing’s future

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Nurses’ pay: your government is out of step with public mood on NHS, RCN tells Johnson

College leaders call on ministers to be honest about nursing salaries


Boris Johnson pays tribute to ‘today’s Nightingales’ on International Nurses Day

‘We owe you more than words can say,’ prime minister says in tribute to profession

Nurses can refuse to treat if they lack PPE, and we will support them – RCN

College issues guidance on the decision of last resort during COVID-19 pandemic

Tributes paid to five more nurses who have died during pandemic

Colleagues and loved ones praise their dedication and professionalism

COVID-19: tell us about PPE in your workplace

Take part in Nursing Standard’s survey on personal protective equipment

COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff

COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff