News

Keep up-to-date with the latest nursing headlines. If you know of a news story relevant to nurses that should be covered by RCNi, call 020 8872 3146 or email the newsroom.

Free

Exhausted nurses ‘will need support to restart services’ after pandemic

RCN and NHS Confederation call for focus on staff well-being across health and social care
Free

COVID-19: Yvonne Coghill to lead BAME safeguarding drive before retiring from post

Ms Coghill will step down as head of Workforce Race Equality Standard programme in September
Free

A model nurse: how posing for Vogue was all part of a ‘normal day’ at work

Ward sister hopes magazine’s coverage will encourage young people to consider nursing careers
Free

Study links COVID-19 to new inflammatory syndrome in children

Syndrome has been compared to Kawasaki disease, but UK researchers have noted differences
Free

COVID-19: extension to care home testing for vulnerable people rolled out in England

Online tests available for under-65s with learning disabilities or mental health conditions
Free

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
Free

COVID-19: surgical masks compulsory for all hospital staff in England from 15 June

What you need to know about new government guidance
Free

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
Free

COVID-19: nurses eligible for support from NHS volunteers

Extending access to the scheme is intended to reduce unnecessary exposure to coronavirus
Free

Access to adequate PPE ‘still patchy’ for nurses, RCN head tells Question Time

Dame Donna Kinnair claims provision is particularly poor outside of hospitals
Free

COVID-19: trust finds offbeat way to reinforce safety rules

Quirky posters remind staff to continue to observe social distancing
Free

Nurses take pay and PPE protest to Downing Street

Demonstrators demand respirator masks for all nurses during pandemic and a 10% pay rise
Free

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
Free

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
Free

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
Free

Florence Nightingale Museum struggling to avoid permanent closure

Online auction among fundraising efforts to save museum as COVID-19 keeps visitors away
Free

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

Pages

Jobs