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Study links COVID-19 to new inflammatory syndrome in children

Syndrome has been compared to Kawasaki disease, but UK researchers have noted differences
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COVID-19: take part in the Nursing Standard survey

Tell us your experience of working in the pandemic and how it might shape nursing’s future
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COVID-19: surgical masks compulsory for all hospital staff in England from 15 June

What you need to know about new government guidance
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Colleagues applaud as nurse leaves hospital after ‘remarkable’ COVID-19 recovery

Orlando Fulgencio had spent more than a month in critical care with the disease
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COVID-19: nurses eligible for support from NHS volunteers

Extending access to the scheme is intended to reduce unnecessary exposure to coronavirus
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Access to adequate PPE ‘still patchy’ for nurses, RCN head tells Question Time

Dame Donna Kinnair claims provision is particularly poor outside of hospitals
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COVID-19: trust finds offbeat way to reinforce safety rules

Quirky posters remind staff to continue to observe social distancing
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Kawasaki-like syndrome more likely to affect black children, study suggests

Study at Paris hospital highlights need for vigilance on rare syndrome linked to coronavirus
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Nurses take pay and PPE protest to Downing Street

Demonstrators demand respirator masks for all nurses during pandemic and a 10% pay rise
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Cartoon-style PPE: how staff are reassuring young patients on a paediatric unit

Nurses say animal and Disney character visors have helped calm nerves during pandemic
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Revealed: the extent of the mortality risk BAME nurses face from coronavirus

PHE report lays bare the statistics behind COVID-19 deaths of nursing and other health staff

Stress-busting dogs help nursing students cope with their courses

Canine teaching assistants are available for drop-in pet therapy sessions
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COVID-19: nurses ‘should receive overtime payments for pandemic work’

Unions call for employers to act, after government says overtime pay can be decided locally
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Florence Nightingale Museum struggling to avoid permanent closure

Online auction among fundraising efforts to save museum as COVID-19 keeps visitors away
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Fund set up for families of Filipino NHS workers lost in pandemic

Target of £20,000 to help Philippines families of staff who die from COVID-19

Money worries, stress and inadequate breaks common among nurses in Wales – survey

Public Health Wales poll prompts calls for greater investment in staff well-being

General practice nursing: QNI sets standards for new staff

Queen’s Nursing Institute says they will act as a guide for nurses and employers
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COVID-19: PPE harder to access for BAME nurses

RCN survey uncovers stark inequalities in provision of personal protective equipment

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