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Glove awareness campaign highlights need to reduce use, even in pandemic

RCN glove awareness week encourages nurses to protect their skin and share advice

Nurses with long-COVID must be ‘given time and support to recover’

RCN, and support group founded by nurse, call for help amid rise in number of staff sick days

Computer image of vaccine ampoule and needle with hands representing various ethnic groups

NMC says COVID-19 vaccination messages need to be more inclusive and appropriate

Nursing regulator seeks to address vaccine hesitancy among healthcare staff

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One in three NHS staff are also family carers, survey shows

Nurses need more flexibility when juggling work with caring responsibilities, says RCN

Nurse numbers rise in England but NHS is ‘a long way from being safely staffed’ – RCN

College responds to statistics showing nurse and health visitor numbers increased by 10,999

Sue Tranka, newly appointed chief nursing officer for Wales

Next chief nursing officer for Wales is named

Sue Tranka will take over from outgoing CNO Jean White

Medics with a patient in a wheelchair in Kolkata, India on 27 April

India’s COVID-19 crisis: ‘our colleagues are working tirelessly’

RCN commends staff, as minute’s silence is held for those who have died around the world

SAGE report supports nurse demands for higher grade face masks

RCN calls for nurses in all settings to be issued with FFP3 respirators

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Share your views on nurse pay and working during COVID-19

Nursing Standard and Sunday Mirror survey wants to hear from nurses around the UK

Nurse pay: junior health minister rebuffs open invitation to speak with NHS staff

GMB union is angry about Helen Whately apparently being 'too busy' to meet

Help for Heroes’ resources could help front-line nurses deal with impact of COVID-19

Military charity’s Battlefield guide has advice on mental health and well-being

Government in England says it will not pay nurses a COVID bonus

No ‘COVID bonus’ – ministers dash nurses’ hopes for one-off payment

Government insists it has no plans to pay staff in England £500 as gesture of thanks

Fundraiser: nurse who won Great British Bake Off calls on nurses to host cake sales

2019 winner David Atherton supporting Cavell Nurses’ Trust’s Raise Your Whisks campaign

Education and development: RCN and RCNi join forces in plan to boost nurses’ learning

Strategy is designed to embrace innovative ways to learn as nursing looks to the future

Nurses urged to join virtual march on Downing Street in pay protest

Online event on 22 April will demand government reconsider recommendation for 1% pay rise

RCN chief temporarily steps back from role after cycling accident

General secretary Dame Professor Donna Kinnair on sick leave to recover from injuries

Free mentoring: bid to boost diversity in senior nursing roles

Support for Filipino nurses hoping for career progression to UK profession’s top jobs

Student covers cost of nursing degree through Instagram appeal

Crowdfunding plea raises thousands after failed attempt to get student loan

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