Kimberley Hackett

Picture of one of the postcards used to promote learning disability nursing
Nursing Standard

Postcard portraits celebrate work of learning disability nurses

Initiative with pictures and messages from nurses across UK marks Learning Disability Week

Picture of people writing in an exam room.
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: trust hosts delayed English tests for overseas nurses

Occupational English Test needed for NMC registration held at employer’s premises

End to paid placements
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COVID-19: most paid placements for nursing students to end on 31 July

Students’ extended placements will finish as NHS resumes routine services

Jessica Luby, Rachel Luby (centre), and seven-year-old Ellis Luby hold a candlelit vigil outside Downing Street for healthcare workers who have died during COVID-19
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COVID-19: candlelight vigil at Downing Street for healthcare staff who have died

Mental health nurse held vigil in place of the Thursday night clap for carers

RCN's London headquarters
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RCN leadership told to forge better relationships with college members

Read what independent governance review says about how RCN needs to change

Picture of Sarah Clarkson-Rose, 42, who received a six-month prison sentence for deliberately coughing into the faces of a nurse and police officer and spitting at another police officer.
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: woman who deliberately coughed at nurse is jailed

Judge says woman who also spat at police officer ‘abused the very people there to help you’

Yvonne Coghill
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COVID-19: Yvonne Coghill to lead BAME safeguarding drive before retiring from post

Ms Coghill will step down as head of Workforce Race Equality Standard programme in September

Picture shows a medic holding a pad, talking to an older black man. Older men and black men are more at risk of prostate cancer.
Cancer Nursing Practice

Primary care nurses urged to talk to patients about prostate cancer

Explain the risk factors, as the disease is often without symptoms in the early stages

London nurse Eunice Ouko, who was featured in Vogue UK
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A model nurse: how posing for Vogue was all part of a ‘normal day’ at work

Ward sister hopes magazine’s coverage will encourage young people to consider nursing careers

Nursing Standard

COVID-19: nurses eligible for support from NHS volunteers

Extending access to the scheme is intended to reduce unnecessary exposure to coronavirus

Dame Donna Kinnair speaking on Question Time
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Access to adequate PPE ‘still patchy’ for nurses, RCN head tells Question Time

Dame Donna Kinnair claims provision is particularly poor outside of hospitals

One of the posters used by an NHS trust to remind staff of safe distancing rules
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COVID-19: trust finds offbeat way to reinforce safety rules

Quirky posters remind staff to continue to observe social distancing

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Cartoon-style PPE: how staff are reassuring young patients on a paediatric unit

Nurses say animal and Disney character visors have helped calm nerves during pandemic

Picture of the entrance to the Florence Nightingale Museum
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Florence Nightingale Museum struggling to avoid permanent closure

Online auction among fundraising efforts to save museum as COVID-19 keeps visitors away

Picture of Bianca Hanbury-Morris, who has organised a fund for the families of Filipino NHS workers lost in the pandemic
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Fund set up for families of Filipino NHS workers lost in pandemic

Target of £20,000 to help Philippines families of staff who die from COVID-19

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Money worries, stress and inadequate breaks common among nurses in Wales – survey

Public Health Wales poll prompts calls for greater investment in staff well-being

Picture shows a nurse holding an electronic tablet talking to a mother with a young daughter
Nursing Standard

General practice nursing: QNI sets standards for new staff

Queen’s Nursing Institute says they will act as a guide for nurses and employers

woman rubs cream into her face while looking in the mirror
Nursing Standard

Skincare advice for nurses during COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance on dealing with the ravages of extra handwashing and PPE use