Kimberley Hackett

Return to school during the pandemic
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School nurses warned to expect ‘tsunami’ of mental health issues as new term looms

Nurses’ leader offers advice on what to expect – and urges staff not to forget self-care

gold star on a plinth
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International accolade for trust’s nurse leadership and career opportunities

Nottingham University Hospitals trust chief nurse speaks of her pride at teams’ achievements

Julian Lewis, charge nurse at Wythenshawe Hospital Picture: JustGiving
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Colleagues pay tribute to charge nurse following his ‘sudden and tragic’ death

Staff at Wythenshawe Hospital set up a fundraising appeal for the family of Julian Lewis

Suzanne Vickers of County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the nurses featured
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Nurses front Marks and Spencer campaign to fundraise for NHS charities

Four nurses appear in adverts for the retailer’s Rainbow Sale, which has raised £6 million

Millie Magadlela flanked by colleagues on her first day back at work
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How to get ready to nurse again after surviving COVID-19

Staff nurse who was seriously ill with coronavirus shares tips for a safe return to work

RCN headquarters in Cavendish Square, central London. The RCN is yet to announce a new timetable for the elections
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RCN pauses elections after complaints about campaign ‘tactics and behaviours’

Candidates’ campaigns for college president and deputy president roles put on hold

Several young students walking along a corridor. The number of nursing students accepted in England has gone up this year. Picture: iStock
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Nursing student numbers up – but not enough to address staffing crisis, says RCN

College says better financial support is needed, as UCAS data confirm increase on last year

Picture of England’s chief nursing officer Ruth May, who will tell A-level students ‘your NHS needs you’ in a bid to encourage them join the nursing profession. Picture: John Houlihan
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England’s chief nurse tells A-level students ‘your NHS needs you’

Ruth May urges those who will be weighing up degree courses to consider a career in nursing

Picture shows a black man in a counselling session
Mental Health Practice

Initiative aims to tackle ethnic inequalities in mental healthcare

Nursing directors of mental health trusts are urged to sign a pledge to initiate changes

Image showing money. Protesters are demanding an early pay rise following workforce’s COVID-19 efforts
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Thousands expected to join NHS pay protests

Protesters are demanding an early pay rise following workforce’s COVID-19 efforts

NEWS 2 score
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COVID-19: reliance on early warning scores may have caused delays in care

A lack of specialist staff led to an over-reliance on the NEWS2 score, report says

Disinfecting surfaces at the Covid-19 recovery ward at Mater Hospital, Belfast
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COVID-19: Northern Ireland rewards final-year students for working during pandemic

Health minister extends band 4 pay until their nursing studies end in September

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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

Nurses fill in ward chart showing staffing levels
Nursing Standard

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

Plane landing at an airport
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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

Nurse in PPE. Picture: Shutterstock
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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

Picture shows a healthcare worker calling at a patient’s home
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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