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Building resilience at work: nurses join study on coping with stressful events

Critical care staff will learn strategies and skills to help them after COVID-19 pressures

chancellor Rishi Sunak outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the Commons to deliver his budget

Unions label 1% nurse pay rise suggestion as 'insulting'

RCN accuses government of being dangerously out of touch with nursing staff and public

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Rules relaxed on recruiting overseas nurses

RCN cautions that change risks damaging health and care systems of developing countries

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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

Valerie Bednar with (inset) a prototype of the face mask she is helping to develop

Made-to-measure face masks: nurse working on prototype for healthcare staff

Universities helping to create reusable mask based on a scan of the user’s face

COVID-19: nursing students asked to share their experiences of NHS placements

UK-wide COV-ed Nurse study looks at how well students were prepared for pandemic

Nurse research: ‘let’s make it a normal part of our role’

Nurses’ employers should give them time for research, Nightingale2020 conference told

Childhood cancer study may help nurses to ‘act earlier and save lives’

Research will explore links between time to diagnosis and outcomes

Nursing research: chief nurse wants to hear your ideas

Ruth May’s team at NHS England and NHS Improvement is developing a nursing research strategy

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Countdown to the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Virtual awards ceremony – and the RCN Nurse of the Year announcement – takes place next week

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Mary Seacole among black Britons honoured with special post boxes

Special edition post boxes to mark Black History Month honour contributions of black Britons

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Nursing Standard in the running for two health journalism awards

RCNi’s flagship title nominated for Editor of the Year and Podcast of the Year

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Protection demanded for nurses ‘ostracised and abused’ during pandemic worldwide

Fear and ignorance blamed for global attacks against nurses caring for patients with COVID-19
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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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Coronavirus response: scepticism at plan to bring former clinicians out of retirement

Nurses’ concerns over how quickly older nurses could be deployed – and risks they’d face

Florence Nightingale Foundation’s new academy will develop nurse leaders

Initiative aims to influence health policy and promote an evidence-based culture
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RCNi’s new editorial advisory board chair named

Alison Dinning brings insights from clinical leadership and workforce development roles

Undervalued, unsupported and stressed: why 1 in 3 nurses is looking for a new job

RCN employment survey finds pressures and lack of management support are often to blame

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