Kimberley Hackett

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Fair pay: campaign calls on government to give NHS staff 15% rise

Nurses United and NHS Workers Say No have a week of action planned including tweeting MPs...

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Resuscitation notices and COVID-19: RCN backs review of DNACPR use

Care Quality Commission to review notice use during pandemic, after concerns about consent

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Black History Month: nurse says mention in prime minister’s video is ‘such an honour’

Boris Johnson salutes former RCN Nurse of the Year Tara Matare and many others

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Winter pressures: EDs cannot go back to pre-COVID overcrowding, says RCEM

NHS England data reveals emergency department four-hour wait targets slipped by 6% since May

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Skin reactions due to surgical gloves lead to lost working hours, study finds

Nurses urged to protect their hands and wear gloves only when required

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RCN Nurse of the Year 2020 revealed at virtual ceremony

Innovative nurse set up a project to support and educate young people at risk of knife crime

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BAME nurses receive recognition at RCN London’s Rising Star Awards

Recipients won awards for excellence in patient care, innovation and leadership

A young woman looking at the screen of a laptop. Picture: iStock
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RCN charity awards £48,300 for health visitors’ emotional support programme

Online iHV pilot scheme aims to improve well-being of those working through COVID-19 pandemic

A nurse treats a patient in an ICU. Picture: PA
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Critical care: ‘There aren’t enough ICU nurses for UK’s 30,000 ventilators’

COVID-19 second wave – supply of ventilators not matched by critical care nurse numbers

RCN and ICN logos side by side, as RCN announces consultation of whether to re-join the ICN
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RCN consults members on re-joining global nursing body

College quit the International Council of Nurses over the price of membership

Members at a Florence Nightingale Foundation event
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Senior nurses can access network to improve leadership skills

Florence Nightingale Foundation Academy widens membership to boost profile of nursing

Nurse dispensing drugs on psychiatric wing of UK Prison
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More nurses needed in prisons to help prevent avoidable deaths – briefing paper

RCN and independent panel say nurses should come from many specialisms

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