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Boy dies of Kawasaki-like disease linked to coronavirus

Teenager had no co-morbidities but tested positive for COVID-19

International Nurses Day: praise us as professionals not heroes, says chief nurse

Nurse leaders celebrate the profession under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic

Boris Johnson pays tribute to ‘today’s Nightingales’ on International Nurses Day

‘We owe you more than words can say,’ prime minister says in tribute to profession

COVID-19: charity launches appeal to help shielded children stay at home

More equipment needed to help Roald Dahl nurses care for vulnerable children

Actors urge public to show their gratitude on International Nurses Day

They can buy a white e-rose and shine a light on what is also Florence Nightingale’s birthday

PTSD levels among nurses deemed a ‘growing concern’

Study urges better understanding and measurement of post-traumatic stress disorder

Plea to help stranded Filipino nurses unable to fly back to UK during COVID-19 pandemic

Many of the UK registrants face losing their homes because they cannot get back to work

COVID-19 and inflammation in children: professor urges caution over possible link

Atypical Kawasaki shock syndrome may have various causes – infectious disease expert

NMC registration fee: waive it as a thank-you to nurses, MPs tell government

If ministers can help businesses during COVID-19 pandemic, they can help nurses too, MPs say

COVID-19: call for social distancing in emergency departments

Royal College of Emergency Medicine says move would help to prevent avoidable deaths

‘No PPE masks left for care homes or homecare staff’

Sector operators unable to compete with the NHS to procure face masks, care home owner claims

COVID-19: BAME nurses may be missing out on mental health support

Avoid a one-size-fits-all approach to mental well-being, warns nursing lecturer

COVID-19: London’s Nightingale Hospital put on standby as daily cases fall

Hospital will ‘stand ready’ to receive coronavirus patients if needed

Inadequate PPE: RCN receives more than 100 calls from nurses refusing to treat patients

Nurses seek advice after refusing to treat patients

COVID-19: community hospital for recovering patients named after Mary Seacole

Naming of NHS Seacole Centre in Surrey pays tribute to BAME staff on the front line

COVID-19: RCN survey finds lack of access to testing at height of pandemic

Majority of nurse respondents not offered testing, with non-NHS staff worst off

COVID-19: nurses report feeling guilt over decisions related to pandemic

Mental health charity says staff are feeling the pressure over choices at work and at home

COVID-19: nurse raises money for iPads to help patients ‘connect with loved ones’

Leona Harris’s efforts have generated £55,000 – and counting