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COVID-19: psychological distress higher for nurses than their colleagues – review

Examination of pandemic studies says mental health effects could last for up to three years

More online nursing courses on offer this spring

Virtual learning seen to offer flexibility, with postgraduate and undergraduate options

Pregnancy discrimination in the NHS: nurse wins compensation from trust

Line manager asked nurse to stop waiting for her antenatal appointment and return to work

COVID-19: nurse dies after redeploying to intensive care

Nurse and senior theatre practitioner Terry Boston-Marsh remembered for ‘calm, kind nature’

Fitness to practise: why nurses’ employers should cut down on NMC referrals

Regulator urges managers to avoid blame and deal with nurses’ performance issues locally

Healthcare staff vaccination: lead by example and have the jab, say chief nurses

Nurses and colleagues have a duty to be immunised, urge health leaders in open letter

Nurses should look out for ‘COVID toe’ in patients

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

Mental health nursing student dies of COVID-19

Mother of two Angella Naggayi was studying at Edinburgh Napier University

COVID-19 survivor nurse holds her baby girl for the first time

New mum is reunited with daughter after 76 days in hospital

Will there be a COVID bonus for NHS staff, prime minister?

Boris Johnson evades question with ‘inaccurate and demoralising’ statement on nurses’ pay

All nursing students should be eligible for COVID-19 death in services payments

Unite says families of nursing students who die of COVID-19 in service should receive pay out

RCN urged to make election policy clearer after disqualification controversy

Policy should be ‘clear and concise’ with a rethink of sanctions, finds independent review

Higher COVID-19 death rate among nurses requires urgent investigation, says RCN

ONS reports higher death rates in healthcare staff compared with other working age people

Six-month jail sentence for ‘needlessly vicious’ assault on nurse

Attacker pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting an emergency nurse

RCN demands better PPE to protect staff against COVID-19 variant

College calls for all nurses to have ‘intensive care’ quality face masks amid heightened risk

Nurses need legal protection for care compromised by pandemic, says nursing leader

Nicki Credland calls for legal protection for nurses as staffing pressures continue

Army deployment in NHS hospitals exposes scale of staffing crisis

Soldiers help relieve twin pressures of COVID-related staff absence and soaring bed demand

Pay rise for nurses would boost wider economy, report says

RCN welcomes ‘compelling argument’ in consultancy report supporting nurses’ pay rise

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