Kimberley Hackett

Picture shows a warning sign at the entrance of building undergoing asbestos removal
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NHS staff uninformed about asbestos-related risk in workplaces, charity says

Study recommends mesothelioma awareness be added to mandatory staff training

Tracey Torrie, who works for the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service, received the Dora Roylance Memorial Prize from the Queen’s Nursing Institute
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Redeployed school nurse wins QNI award for her COVID-19 work

Queen’s Nursing Institute honours nurse who helped vulnerable families during the pandemic

Joining an online Zoom conference for nurses to discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
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QNI’s free online conference will share lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic

Queen's Nursing Institute also says conference is a thank you to community nurses

A nurse holds the hand of an adult as bereavement care standards after the death of a child are published
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Caring for families when a child dies: nurses publish bereavement care standards

Guidance explains how you can do your best for grieving parents

BAME nurses
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BAME nurses: online resource will celebrate their contribution to healthcare

You can help by sending details of inspirational careers and ‘unsung heroes’

COVID-19 testing swabs
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COVID-19: inability to obtain test forces nurses to take time off work

Staff with symptomatic children have to self-isolate, which puts strain on colleagues

Picture shows a cancer nurse specialist examining a patient
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NHS needs 2,500 more cancer nurses, Macmillan says

Cancer nurse staffing in England ‘needs a fully funded plan to get services back on track’

Patient-centred discussions about emergency treatment
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CPR decisions: what the updated ReSPECT form means for nurses

Resuscitation Council UK says the form is more patient-centred to support informed decisions

New dementia module for nurses
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Dementia UK offers free online course for nurses on supporting families and carers

Six-part module gives insight into the impact of dementia

Strictly NHS charity ballroom dancing competition
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Strictly NHS: dancing competition raises thousands to thank healthcare staff

Nursing student among those who will take to the dance floor in honour of COVID-19 efforts

Nurse Wilbald Tesha
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Latest nurse to die with COVID-19 ‘would do anything to help others’

Mental health nurse Wilbald Tesha gave 30 years’ service to the NHS

Woman wearing a clear mask
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COVID-19: government issues clear face masks to aid communication

Resource will support patients who rely on visual rather than verbal cues

A man looking at a computer screen. The NMC will allow home-based English language testing for overseas-trained nurses from October 2020
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NMC to accept English language tests at home for overseas-trained nurses

OET home-testing offers greater choice for nurses who want to work in the UK, says regulator

Boris Johnson
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Nurses furious at PM’s use of ‘selective figures’ to dodge pay debate

Boris Johnson accused of misrepresenting the 2018 pay deal for nurses during PMQs

door marked 'Hearing room' stands ajar
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NMC gets ready to restart face-to-face fitness to practise hearings

Regulator had curtailed FtP meetings during lockdown

RCN headquarters
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Election of RCN president: college announces it will start process from scratch

Dame Donna Kinnair moves to assure membership after resignations and disqualifications

Image of a 'free parking' sign. Unison are campaigning for free parking to continue indefinitely for NHS staff
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Free hospital parking for nurses: help us campaign to make it permanent, says union

Survey aims to show employers the difference removing parking charges has made to NHS staff

RCN headquarters in London
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Petition calling for crunch meeting about suspended RCN election ‘achieves 1,000 names’

Signatories call on college to hold extraordinary general meeting on the issue