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CPR decisions: what the updated ReSPECT form means for nurses

Resuscitation Council UK says the form is more patient-centred to support informed decisions

Leaked: NHS plan to increase international recruitment by 41% to plug nurse staffing gap

NHS England confirms £29 million investment in international nurse recruits

Nurse who led historic RCN strike is nominated in National Campaigner Awards

RCN Northern Ireland director Pat Cullen is nominee in outstanding leadership category

Violence against nurses: government plans to double prison sentence to two years

Extension to existing law will cover England and Wales

Dementia UK offers free online course for nurses on supporting families and carers

Six-part module gives insight into the impact of dementia
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Nursing Standard in the running for two health journalism awards

RCNi’s flagship title nominated for Editor of the Year and Podcast of the Year

Song inspired by nurses’ work during pandemic will raise funds for staff support

Working on the Frontline features in charity album in aid of RCN Foundation COVID-19 fund

Prostate cancer: charity urges nurses to be vigilant as referrals halve since lockdown

Know risk factors as 27,000 fewer men referred than expected, says Prostate Cancer UK

Most nurses on COVID-19 temporary register not tempted to stay

More than a third of those surveyed were likely to rejoin permanently, says NMC

COVID-19: minute’s silence to honour nurses and other healthcare staff who have died

Tribute will form part of a memorial ceremony broadcast online by the BMA

Strictly NHS: dancing competition raises thousands to thank healthcare staff

Nursing student among those who will take to the dance floor in honour of COVID-19 efforts

‘Top-up’ apprenticeships ‘will help provide the next generation of nurses’

Nursing associates and assistant practitioners can apply for two-year training

Spread of coronavirus among hospital staff: trust ordered to take immediate action

Outbreak at Hillingdon Hospital in London prompted CQC investigation

Latest nurse to die with COVID-19 ‘would do anything to help others’

Mental health nurse Wilbald Tesha gave 30 years’ service to the NHS

COVID-19: government issues clear face masks to aid communication

Resource will support patients who rely on visual rather than verbal cues
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End of life care: share your COVID-19 experiences in Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey

What has caring for people at the end of life been like during the pandemic?

NMC to accept English language tests at home for overseas-trained nurses

OET home-testing offers greater choice for nurses who want to work in the UK, says regulator

Thousands of NHS workers turn to COVID-19 mental health helpline

Volunteers offer psychological support and signpost staff to practical and financial help

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