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COVID-19: ‘promised PPE supplies are not reaching front-line staff’

Inadequate provision is compromising nurse and patient safety, RCN warns
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COVID-19: nurses receive conflicting advice on PPE and resuscitation

Public Health England guidance contrasts with Resuscitation Council advice on CPR
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COVID-19: mental health helpline for nurses opens

NHS staff can speak to volunteers from charities such as Hospice UK and the Samaritans
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COVID-19 survey: RCN calls for nurses’ feedback on the crisis

Three-pronged survey will look at healthcare staff’s experiences throughout the pandemic

Report reveals extent of global nursing shortage – and how to address it

Findings show ‘investment in the nursing profession is a benefit to society, not a cost’
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COVID-19: RCN leads tributes as third nurse dies

College says dedicated nurse Liz Glanister was on the front line of the coronavirus fight
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COVID-19: trust creates PPE safety officer role to support staff during pandemic

The appointed nurses ensure staff are properly protected when using PPE
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COVID-19: tell us about PPE in your workplace

Take part in Nursing Standard’s survey on personal protective equipment
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COVID-19: tributes paid to nurses and HCAs who have died

Tributes paid to dedicated and passionate health professionals
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COVID-19: NMC widens its appeal for nurses to join temporary register

Invitation extended to those who left the register earlier and those who trained overseas
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COVID-19: public applaud NHS staff once more

Clapping from doorsteps, windows and balconies across the UK
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COVID-19: government issues new PPE guidance for healthcare staff

Guidelines come as nurse unions continue to raise concerns about lack of protective equipment
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COVID-19: shortages limit amount of testing for NHS workers

Despite removal of 15% cap, many trusts lack resources to carry out enough tests
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COVID-19: not a ‘mental health crisis’, healthcare experts warn

Anxiety and depression during pandemic are features of ‘mental wellness, not mental illness’
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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

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

Suicide prevention charity calls for dedicated helpline for healthcare staff

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