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Susan Aitkenhead appointed RCN’s director for Scotland

Deputy chief nursing officer for England replaces Theresa Fyffe at end of January

Front-line NHS nurses given ‘rotten’ masks during COVID-19 first wave, MPs told

Commons committee hears about out-of-date PPE distributed to healthcare staff

Nurse in COVID-19 high-risk group feels ‘privileged’ to receive vaccination

BAME nurse encourages colleagues to have COVID-19 vaccine and counter misconceptions

ICU choir sets its sights on UK chart’s Christmas number one spot

The ICU Liberty Singers' charity single will go up against Robbie Williams and Jess Glynne

Northern Ireland nurses to receive long-awaited strike payout in December wages

The decision to reimburse pay docked for strike action was made in March

Colleagues pay tribute to Bristol nurse who died after contracting COVID-19

Emergency nurse described as an ‘important part of so many people’s journeys’

Government ‘must top its 50,000 more nurses target’ to recover from COVID-19

Report finds numbers down in community, mental health and learning disability services

Making history: nurses proud to take part in first day of COVID-19 vaccinations

Modern matron May Parsons gave the first injection as UK vaccination programme gets underway

Micro-sculpture of nurse to be auctioned to raise money for PPE charity

The Invisible Battle represents work of healthcare staff during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 vaccination programme gets underway

Nurses crucial in encouraging uptake of vaccine, says RCN

Cancer charity calls on experienced nurses to join its leadership programme

Prostate Cancer UK is offering all-expenses paid coaching and peer support

Fitness to practise backlog may mean delays until 2022

Regulator hiring temporary staff and using outside law firms to deal with rising caseload

DNACPR notices: review finds ‘unacceptable and inappropriate’ use early in pandemic

Care Quality Commission says older and vulnerable people most at risk

NHS trusts reveal emergency travel plans for staff this winter

Community nurses may be driven to appointments in 4x4 cars in extreme weather conditions

Nurses taking on role of patients’ families amid visitor curbs

Compensating for restrictions is one of the biggest struggles of COVID-19, seminar hears

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine: what is it and when will nurses get it?

The RCN says nurses will have a key role in delivering the COVID-19 vaccine

Britain’s Got Talent winners cast spotlight on lung cancer

Shadow theatre troupe Attraction’s video urges early diagnosis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Three nurses dance their way to the Strictly NHS final

NHS charity ballroom competition announces its 12 finalists

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