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Brentford residents clap for NHS staff

COVID-19: public to applaud NHS staff again tonight – in what may become a weekly event

Clapping from doorsteps, windows and balconies begins at 8pm

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PPE supplies for nurses during COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19: RCN demands action over ‘unconscionable’ lack of PPE

Reports some front-line nurses have been told to cope without PPE when supplies run low

Graph illustrating nurse’s pay increase from 2018-20

Nurses in England receive final annual pay rise in line with 2018 three-year deal

1.7% pay rise a 'little bit of cheer' during COVID-19 pandemic

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Birmingham NEC and image of Mary Seacole

Calls for other temporary COVID-19 hospitals to be named after influential nurses

Mary Seacole among figures requested by petition and social media posts

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Mental health support for nurses

COVID-19: struggling nurses need psychological support, says charity

Suicide prevention charity calls for dedicated helpline for healthcare staff

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Home visit in PPE

COVID-19: home care providers resort to crowdfunding to buy PPE for staff

Nurses in all settings still waiting on personal protective equipment, says RCN

Picture of nurse with DNACPR form

Nursing and Midwifery Council clarifies its position on nurses who do not start CPR

NMC has reiterated its support for current guidance following recent FtP cases

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Ruth May

COVID-19: England’s chief nurse condemns violence and verbal abuse towards nurses

‘Respect and listen to NHS staff’ during pandemic, urges Ruth May

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Picture of a cyclist with a food delivery. Restaurant chains, cab and bus firms are rallying to support NHS staff during the pandemic

COVID-19: NHS staff offered thousands of free meals and cab rides

Restaurant, food delivery and cab firms rally to support front-line workers during pandemic

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Image showing coronavirus particle, accompanied by the wording COVID-19: daily briefing

COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff

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Nurses choose to live apart from families during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: nurses offered alternative housing to safeguard loved ones

Some front-line staff are making the difficult decision to move out during the crisis

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Picture shows an older woman talking to a nurse. More than 7,000 former nurses and midwives signed up for the COVID-19 emergency register within hours of it being opened by the NMC.

COVID-19: thousands join NMC emergency register

Thousands respond to call to return to work and help NHS colleagues tackle the epidemic

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COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff
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COVID-19: UK public applaud NHS staff – while landmarks turn blue

Joint events staged because ‘they need to know we are grateful’
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COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff
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COVID-19: parking charges suspended for NHS England staff

Decision is among measures to support healthcare workers during the pandemic
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COVID-19: rules tightened on PPE for CPR

Nurses must wear ‘aerosol’ type protection if trying to resuscitate people with coronavirus
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COVID-19: call for psychological support for ICU nurses as they face surge in cases

Critical care nurses will be managing more patients – but with diluted skills mix

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