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Nurses’ child-friendly scrubs appeal for immunisation campaign

Team needs volunteers to make cartoon-style PPE that helps put children at ease

Nursing student numbers up – but not enough to address staffing crisis, says RCN

College says better financial support is needed, as UCAS data confirm increase on last year

Concerns over PPE for nursing students as universities prepare for new academic year

New guidance advises on risk assessment, PPE and life assurance for clinical placements

Power nap booths help Oxford emergency nurses fend off fatigue and stress

Sleep pods funded by charity allow nurses to ‘decompress’ during and after long shifts

Improve staffing levels to fight COVID-19 in nursing homes, study suggests

US research says nurse staffing may have more impact than greater infection control measures

England’s chief nurse tells A-level students ‘your NHS needs you’

Ruth May urges those who will be weighing up degree courses to consider a career in nursing

101-year-old former nursing auxiliary raises more than £20K for the NHS – and counting

Joan Rich aims to walk 102 laps of local park before she turns 102

Government unmoved by protests over NHS staff pay rise

Nurse demonstrators in London applauded in the street, but union demands go unmet

Nursing degree apprenticeship spending boost falls short, says RCN

More support for three-year nursing degree students ‘the fastest way to get more nurses’

Tributes paid to nurse who died in traffic accident

Victoria Kavanagh excelled in her role with the school health service, say colleagues

COVID-19 undiagnosed in many nurses, study suggests

Mild cases were missed before loss of taste or smell was added to coronavirus symptoms

Lack of support for staff during menopause affects work and career, survey reveals

Menopause affects 90% of women doctors’ working lives according to a BMA survey

Thousands expected to join NHS pay protests

Protesters are demanding an early pay rise following workforce’s COVID-19 efforts

COVID-19: Northern Ireland rewards final-year students for working during pandemic

Health minister extends band 4 pay until their nursing studies end in September

Nurse contributors wanted for project showing skin conditions in BAME children

Skin Deep aims to improve the range of images available of dermatological conditions

Nurses should look out for ‘COVID toe’ in patients

The COVID-19 symptom can look like chilblains, nurse consultant says

COVID-19 effect could deter international nurses from coming to UK, says ICN

Perceptions of safety and financial impact may make UK less attractive to overseas nurses

Front-line healthcare staff at greater risk of COVID-19 than public, despite PPE – study

Reseachers recommend stricter protocols for social distancing among healthcare workers

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