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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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Volunteers helping to distribute fresh food in east London during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

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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

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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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RCN president recognised for ‘outstanding contribution’ to health research

Fellowship helps to highlight nurses’ role in research, says Anne Marie Rafferty

Scotland passes safe staffing law

Scotland now has the first legislation of its kind in the UK to apply to all clinical groups

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Patient’s Choice: The inspirational nurses nominated by the public

The award enables patients and their families to recognise nurses who have made a difference

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RCNi Decision Support: find out how our new digital tool can enhance your practice

Advice from experts will help nurses base their clinical decision-making on best practice

Nurses should not be replaced by less qualified staff, says ICN

International Council of Nurses warns that use of under-qualified staff can affect patient...

Nursing student’s petition calls for living wage for students on clinical placement

Nursing student’s petition highlights financial toll of placements

‘New health secretary has never worked in healthcare – so he must listen to nurses’

RCN hopes health secretary Matt Hancock will use insights offered by nursing workforce

NHS at 70: 'a great British achievement' says PM as veteran nurse runs NHS...

@NHS Twitter account is being run for the day by 87-year-old Ethel Armstrong, who was...

Online access to RCN research conference now available

Something of interest for every nurse as international nursing conference speeches go online

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