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COVID-19: a guide to the big issues for nurses

Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment

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COVID-19 emergency register for nurses: how it will work in practice

UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce

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COVID-19: diary of a nurse in self-isolation

A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family

Picture shows medics having a conversation in a hospital ward. A new handbook reflects the expanded role of the modern matron and can be a guide for training and continuing professional development.

NHS Improvement says matrons need to be visible in clinical workplace

New handbook reflects the role of the modern matron and can be a guide for training and CPD

Picture is vector image of emoji icons representing moods ranging from sad to happy. A review finds few NHS mental healthcare providers use inpatient feedback to improve services.

Care providers urged to make better use of patient feedback to improve services

Major review says patient experience could be used to create meaningful change

Picture shows perplexed young woman holding a credit card and tablet computer. An RCN report on why nurses have been historically underpaid calls for fairer and more realistic job evaluation frameworks.

RCN’s ‘angry’ gender report demands pay parity nurses deserve

An RCN report on why nurses have been historically underpaid calls for fairer and more realistic job evaluation frameworks

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Corridor nursing: why nurses are despairing and angry about the ‘new norm’ in the NHS

Nursing Standard readers reveal concerns over undignified care and patient safety breaches

Norovirus, shingles, cld,fluand tonsillitis were among the most common illnesses nurses attributed to work

Well-being at work: is your job making you ill?

What nurses told our survey about norovirus, healthcare-related injury and working when sick

Picture shows a female medic chatting to an older woman who is sitting up in a hospital bed. The article says the nursing profession needs to debate whether intentional rounding is the best way to deliver care to patients.

Senior nurses need to discuss whether the practice of intentional rounding continues

Is intentional rounding the best way to deliver care or just a tick-box exercise?

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Being a nurse in the menopause: why it’s no time for taboos

Women coping with menopause symptoms deserve support and empathy in the workplace

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In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

NHS set to save lives and money in new safety era

Strategy aimed at pulling NHS safety systems together to improve care over coming decade

NHS must persuade nurses to return to practice – and get better at keeping staff too

Strategies to lure lapsed registrants back need to be matched by changes in the workplace

Nurses are pivotal in closing the mental health mortality gap, says RCN

Collaborative efforts across organisations are vital, with nursing at the centre
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RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

'Shocking' disparity seen in nursing workforce race equality...

Overview of race equality data for England is a huge wake-up call for senior nurses

Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Government-backed expert panel set up to improve race equality

Nurse managers at every level should ensure they stop discrimination and support fair...

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