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War Horse performers offer tips on PPE
Nursing Standard

PPE wearer’s guide for nurses: War Horse actors among performers to offer their tips

Actors with experience of restrictive costumes have contributed to the guide for NHS staff

Image shows newly qualified nurse Idi Arewa (right in white) being preceptored by Sucad Yousuf as part of  the North Middlesex University Hospital’s preceptorship programme
Nursing Standard

NMC develops five new principles of preceptorship to support newly qualified nurses

RCN welcomes regulator’s scheme that offers structured support and improves staff retention

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Emergency Nurse

Sepsis: many lives could be saved if paramedics had clear IV antibiotics guidance

Study reveals a drive for early sepsis diagnosis and pre-alerting the receiving hospital

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Nursing Older People

Nurse honoured for her contribution to welfare of older people

Gwyn Grout is first nurse to receive lifetime award from British Geriatrics Society

Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham
Nursing Standard

Nurses looking after dying COVID-19 patients were bullied, union claims

Staff said they were shouted at, denied PPE – and faced ‘hell’ if they spoke out

Lockdown recording of I am a nurse
Nursing Standard

ICN releases new worldwide nursing anthem

‘I Am a Nurse’ was recorded at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Nursing Standard

Nurses who have recovered from COVID-19 report ongoing symptoms – survey

Staff in Republic of Ireland cite problems with breathing, mental health and more

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Learning Disability Practice

BAME children with learning disabilities dying at ‘disproportionately’ younger ages

LeDeR's report recommends continued focus on deaths in BAME groups

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Learning Disability Practice

£62 million investment aims to accelerate discharge of people with learning disabilities

RCN questions whether government funding for local councils in England is sufficient

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Nursing Standard

Belfast university master’s course offers route into nursing

Graduate-entry programme for non-nurses thought to be first of its kind on island of Ireland

Picture shows a man looking at a DNACPR form and a female medic offering a pen for him to sign it
Nursing Standard

NHS England set to address DNAR concerns during COVID-19 pandemic with new guidance

Patient-facing guidelines will show how to challenge a DNACPR and access support

A nurse sitting an exam. Overseas-trained nurses will have to pay to take the test to stay on the register. Picture: iStock
Nursing Standard

Competency tests: ‘overseas-trained nurses who worked during pandemic should be exempt’

Nurses’ group says NMC should drop ‘unjust’ requirement for staff on temporary register

Images of UK healthcare professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: UK health and social care staff deaths among the world’s highest

Amnesty International says figures for England and Wales are second only to Russia

Picture of artist Max Denison-Pender
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: artist paints portraits of front-line nurses

Portrait artist aimed to create a lasting reminder of NHS staff's work during the pandemic

Ros McManus and her temporary home
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: return-to-practice nurse lives in camper van to shield high-risk husband

Ros McManus spent six weeks living in the James Paget Hospital car park

Nurse and patient wearing masks
Nursing Standard

COVID-19: surgical masks compulsory for all hospital staff in England from 15 June

What you need to know about new government guidance

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

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
Nursing Standard

Petition calling for ‘nurse emoji’ gains thousands of signatures

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