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Effects of COVID-19 on BAME healthcare staff: researchers call for more study volunteers

UK-REACH project is exploring physical and mental health impact

Staff bullying: nurse calls for national body to stamp it out ‘once and for all’

Whistle-blower tells MPs of her experiences of bullying in the NHS

Shocking effects of COVID-19 stress on ICU nurses revealed

Critical care nurse leader says some are struggling with PTSD and mental health issues

HCA who died from COVID-19 will be deeply missed, say colleagues

Daughters pay tribute to healthcare assistant who ‘had a big heart full of love’

COVID-19: volunteers rush to help NHS staff administer vaccine

Mass vaccination centres open, and nurse praises public’s ‘amazing’ take-up of vaccine so far

RCN joins with other health unions to step up pay campaign

Coalition marks International Thank You Day by urging public support for fair pay rise

COVID-19 vaccination: which nursing staff get top priority?

Guidance states which health and care staff should be offered coronavirus jabs first

COVID-19: exhausted nurses could leave profession, ICU matron warns

Lindsey Izard and RCN say staff feel that patient care is being compromised

‘Burned out’ nursing students’ plea for help to carry on learning in the pandemic

Thousands sign petition calling for placement opt-outs, pay, and temporary registration

Nurse dedicated to helping others dies from COVID-19

Lancashire nurse Bridget Palmer is believed to be 95th nurse in UK to have died in pandemic

Boris Johnson’s statement on nurse pay inaccurate and ‘demoralising’, says RCN chief

Dame Donna Kinnair says nursing staff deserve fair pay and recognition, not more clapping

Care home nurse struck off after failing to attempt to give CPR

NMC had found no evidence that nurse Nahid Nasiri made a considered clinical decision

COVID-19: temporary nurse register expanded to include overseas-trained staff

More than 2,000 nurses who applied for permanent registration invited to join UK workforce

My commitment to recruit more nurses is unwavering, says Boris Johnson

Prime minister’s pledge comes with no detail on how many more nurses NHS can expect in 2021

COVID-19: nurses sign open letter demanding better PPE and ventilation

Political leaders told to improve equipment to reduce airborne transmission on general wards

Florence Nightingale Museum forced to close due to COVID-related losses

Museum dedicated to founder of modern nursing shuts ‘for foreseeable future’ as income falls

COVID-19: nurse says giving first dose of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is ‘a privilege’

Sam Foster administers jab to kidney dialysis patient Brian Pinker

Rules on sharing patient information made clearer

Online portal for nurses and other health and care staff aims to improve patient care

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