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PPE wearer’s guide for nurses: War Horse actors among performers to offer their tips

Actors with experience of restrictive costumes have contributed to the guide for NHS staff

Sexual harassment by patients or the public: RCN issues advice for nurses

Guidance aims to support nurses to speak up and encourage employers to tackle the issue

COVID-19: ‘long and fraught’ recovery predicted as UK struggles with staff shortages

UK will take longer to recover than most comparable countries, says Nuffield Trust report

NMC develops five new principles of preceptorship to support newly qualified nurses

RCN welcomes regulator’s scheme that offers structured support and improves staff retention

Sepsis: many lives could be saved if paramedics had clear IV antibiotics guidance

Study reveals a drive for early sepsis diagnosis and pre-alerting the receiving hospital

Pay supplements touted for hard-to-recruit nursing posts

Proposed use of premiums worth up to 30% of salary dismissed by RCN as ‘sticking plaster’

Nurses looking after dying COVID-19 patients were bullied, union claims

Staff said they were shouted at, denied PPE – and faced ‘hell’ if they spoke out

ICN releases new worldwide nursing anthem

‘I Am a Nurse’ was recorded at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic

Start nurse pay talks now, urges RCN

Broad boost in pay does not apply to nurses and others on Agenda for Change contracts

New nursing student maintenance grants fall short by £15k, says RCN

The college has set out two visions of fairer funding which redress bursary withdrawal

Nurses who have recovered from COVID-19 report ongoing symptoms – survey

Staff in Republic of Ireland cite problems with breathing, mental health and more

England’s chief nurse confirms she was dropped from COVID-19 press briefing

Ruth May not told why she was dropped from briefing amid Dominic Cummings travel controversy

Nurses could be in line for pension payout as government addresses age discrimination

Consultation seeks remedy for ‘unlawful’ public sector pension reforms

Help to save the Florence Nightingale Museum – buy the bicentenary face mask

All the profits will assist in keeping the struggling museum open

Increase in number of nurses of black African ethnicity facing FtP process

The group made up 13.3% of new referrals to the NMC, despite only forming 7% of the register

More than a third of nurses are thinking of quitting – and low pay is the main reason

RCN survey finds an increasing number want to leave, with many feeling undervalued

Belfast university master’s course offers route into nursing

Graduate-entry programme for non-nurses thought to be first of its kind on island of Ireland

Pressures and working conditions are damaging nurses’ health, ten-year review finds

Staffing levels and high workloads are leading to stress, burnout and mental health problems

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