Petra Kendall-Raynor

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

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A woman holding a phone. Many woman experiencing breast cancer fear they are missing life extending treatment. Picture: iStock

People with breast cancer fearing for survival during pandemic

Charity Breast Cancer Now reports ‘unparalleled’ volume of calls to its helpline

nurse smiles as she looks at her phone

Petition calling for ‘nurse emoji’ gains thousands of signatures

A nursing emoji is only fair… after all, doctors already have one, says nurse campaigner

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Illustration of the inside of a person's head to symbolise mental health issues

Pandemic continues to take its toll on nurses’ mental health – survey

Quarter of staff reported severe depression, but uptake of psychological support remains low

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Picture shows nurse wearing a mask and gloves in a home visit with a female patient

COVID-19: guide for practice nurses redeployed to the community

Outline of competencies developed to help practice nurses taking up new roles during pandemic

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Picture shows a woman holding a hand in front of her face protectively.

Protection demanded for nurses ‘ostracised and abused’ during pandemic worldwide

Fear and ignorance blamed for global attacks against nurses caring for patients with COVID-19

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Refusal to drop health surcharge for overseas nurses

Scrap immigration health surcharge for nurses, urges RCN

Refusal to drop NHS surcharge ‘undermines the dedicated care of overseas staff’: RCN

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Money worries for nurses

Sick pay confusion could drive ill, self-isolating or shielding nurses back to work

RCN calls for clarification on COVID-19 furlough eligibility for independent sector nurses

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Man observing a minute's silence

COVID-19: call for minute’s silence to remember nurses who died in line of duty

Unions say event would be ‘poignant reminder’ of the risks staff face

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PPE survey

Reused, homemade or non-existent: survey reveals ‘gut-wrenching’ shortages of PPE

RCN says nurses in all settings feel exposed due to inadequate COVID-19 supplies

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Leilani Dayrit

Call for formal recognition of nurses who die of COVID-19

Doctor wants nurses to be commemorated in the names of NHS hospital wards

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Areema Nasreen was a nurse at Walsall Manor Hospital. Picture Alamy

COVID-19: tributes paid to nurses and HCAs who have died

Tributes paid to dedicated and passionate health professionals

Electronic tablet allows self check-in and triage of patients at emergency departments

eTriage system aims to cut time to treatment at Sussex trust
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NHS works with tech firms to tackle coronavirus ‘fake news’

Searches on Google and social media sites will direct users to official NHS guidance
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Volunteers may temporarily leave their jobs to bolster NHS in a Covid-19 pandemic

Jobs will be safeguarded for up to four weeks as part of government’s coronavirus emergency...

Number of NHS nurses in England rises – but union says patient demand is not being met

Latest figures show 8,570 more nurses, though number of health visitors has fallen
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Coronavirus: new guidance aims to ‘fully prepare’ NHS staff to treat patients

Advice from NHS Staff Council includes rest breaks and ‘fit testing’ face masks

BME nurses – the NHS staff most likely to face discrimination at work

NHS WRES report quantifies the harassment, abuse and discrimination BME staff experience

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