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Government unmoved by protests over NHS staff pay rise

Nurse demonstrators in London applauded in the street, but union demands go unmet

Nursing degree apprenticeship spending boost falls short, says RCN

More support for three-year nursing degree students ‘the fastest way to get more nurses’

Tributes paid to nurse who died in traffic accident

Victoria Kavanagh excelled in her role with the school health service, say colleagues

COVID-19 undiagnosed in many nurses, study suggests

Mild cases were missed before loss of taste or smell was added to coronavirus symptoms

Lack of support for staff during menopause affects work and career, survey reveals

Menopause affects 90% of women doctors’ working lives according to a BMA survey

Thousands expected to join NHS pay protests

Protesters are demanding an early pay rise following workforce’s COVID-19 efforts

COVID-19: reliance on early warning scores may have caused delays in care

A lack of specialist staff led to an over-reliance on the NEWS2 score, report says

COVID-19: Northern Ireland rewards final-year students for working during pandemic

Health minister extends band 4 pay until their nursing studies end in September

Nurse contributors wanted for project showing skin conditions in BAME children

Skin Deep aims to improve the range of images available of dermatological conditions

Nurses should look out for ‘COVID toe’ in patients

The COVID-19 symptom can look like chilblains, nurse consultant says

COVID-19 effect could deter international nurses from coming to UK, says ICN

Perceptions of safety and financial impact may make UK less attractive to overseas nurses

Front-line healthcare staff at greater risk of COVID-19 than public, despite PPE – study

Reseachers recommend stricter protocols for social distancing among healthcare workers

Safe staffing: soaring nurse vacancy levels leave NHS counting the cost of agency cover

Reliance on agency staff is unsustainable, admits government in Northern Ireland

RCN announces candidates for president and deputy posts

Nurses can vote throughout September in a postal ballot, with the results due on 1 October

COVID-19: nurses must self-isolate on return to England from a high-risk country

Government removes blanket exemption for profession and introduces 14-day quarantine rule

COVID-19 risk: BAME healthcare workers study gets go-ahead

UK-wide project will explore how virus affects staff from minority ethnic groups

Furious nurses say no pay increase after COVID-19 work is ‘kick in the teeth’

Healthcare staff marched on Whitehall to demand a pay rise after risking their lives

Flexible working must become the norm, says NHS People Plan

Long-awaited retention and recruitment plan says NHS must build on change related to COVID-19

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