Kimberley Hackett

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Nurse contributors wanted for project showing skin conditions in BAME children

Skin Deep aims to improve the range of images available of dermatological conditions

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Nurses should look out for ‘COVID toe’ in patients

The COVID-19 symptom can look like chilblains, nurse consultant says

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Safe staffing: soaring nurse vacancy levels leave NHS counting the cost of agency cover

Reliance on agency staff is unsustainable, admits government in Northern Ireland

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COVID-19: nurses must self-isolate on return to England from a high-risk country

Government removes blanket exemption for profession and introduces 14-day quarantine rule

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COVID-19 risk: BAME healthcare workers study gets go-ahead

UK-wide project will explore how virus affects staff from minority ethnic groups

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Health visitors concerned that staff redeployments left vulnerable children exposed

Needs of vulnerable children could have been missed, survey of health visitors reveals

Neil O’Connor
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Nurse numbers fall by 30% in adult social care in England since 2012

Skills for Care report ‘shows the impossible strain’ that nursing staff are under

Nurses with banners voice their disapproval at lack of pay rise outside Downing Street during the COVID-19 crisis
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Nurse protests planned over lack of pay rise for NHS workers

Unite calls public sector pay announcement a ‘slap in the face’ for nursing staff

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Help to save the Florence Nightingale Museum – buy the bicentenary face mask

All the profits will assist in keeping the struggling museum open

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Increase in number of nurses of black African ethnicity facing FtP process

The group made up 13.3% of new referrals to the NMC, despite only forming 7% of the register

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More than a third of nurses are thinking of quitting – and low pay is the main reason

RCN survey finds an increasing number want to leave, with many feeling undervalued

Nurses are experiencing high levels of work related stress. A photo of a nurse crying on another nurses shoulder. Picture: iStock
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Pressures and working conditions are damaging nurses’ health, ten-year review finds

Staffing levels and high workloads are leading to stress, burnout and mental health problems

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COVID-19: health staff should be first in line for flu jabs as NHS plans for second wave

Flu vaccinations ‘would ease seasonal pressures if predicted surge occurs’

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New film tells the inspiring stories of nurse pioneers Nightingale and Seacole

Documentary uses art, dance and interviews to highlight their challenges and achievements

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Test all hospital staff if one member has COVID-19, suggests health leader

NHS England director for acute care says the move would help to ‘keep a lid on the outbreaks’

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Nurse couple reunited with children after separation due to COVID-19

‘Lots of smiles, hugs and some tears’ following ten weeks apart

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Increase in nursing degree applications ‘not enough to hit recruitment target’

Despite the rise, RCN says the government is still not on track for 50,000 more nurses

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Quarter of nurses cite stress and poor mental health as reasons for leaving – NMC survey

More than 1,600 nurses shared their views on why they left the profession