Petra Kendall-Raynor

Refusal to drop health surcharge for overseas nurses
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Scrap immigration health surcharge for nurses, urges RCN

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

Money worries for nurses
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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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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

PPE survey
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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

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

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

Areema Nasreen was a nurse at Walsall Manor Hospital. Picture Alamy
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COVID-19: tributes paid to nurses and HCAs who have died

Tributes paid to dedicated and passionate health professionals

Patients checking in using the eTriage tablet
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Electronic tablet allows self check-in and triage of patients at emergency departments

eTriage system aims to cut time to treatment at Sussex trust

Searches for 'coronavirus' on Google and social media sites will direct users to official NHS guidance
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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 plans

Nurse recruitment sign
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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

nurse stands with her arms folded, looking worried
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BME nurses – the NHS staff most likely to face discrimination at work

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

specialist burns deputy matron Lucy Hall
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UK burns specialist matron flies to New Zealand to care for volcanic eruption patients

Lucy Hall responded to appeal for international help to relieve over-stretched nurses

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Learning Disability Practice

Government to tackle inappropriate ‘do not attempt CPR’ orders

Response prompted by 2019’s critical Learning Disabilities Mortality Review

Picture of a medic showing a girl how to use an inhaler. Updated guidance from NICE emphasises importance of regular use rather than higher dose of inhaled corticosteroids in children and young people.
Nursing Children and Young People

Asthma guidance reverses advice to quadruple dose of medication

NICE emphasises regular use rather than higher dose in children and young people

a judge's gavel beside document headed 'unfair dismissal'
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Unfairly dismissed: the nurse who warned bosses of her patient safety fears

Patient’s death prompted experienced nurse to speak out

flooded country road, with battered 'road ahead closed' sign
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Not even Storm Ciara can stop us: nurses brave extreme weather to reach patients

District nurse teams face down danger to get to patients in greatest need

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Violence against nurses: how workplaces can help to protect staff

What your workplace can do to help prevent and manage aggressive behaviour from patients