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BAME staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: how can we protect BAME nurses during the crisis?

The pandemic has disproportionately affected BAME people and the NHS has been slow to react

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Picture shows entrance to London Nightingale hospital. Article is a nurse’s account of a shift at the critical care temporary hospital, which is now on standby

Inside NHS Nightingale: a nurse's diary

A volunteer's account of her shift at the critical care temporary hospital in London

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Someone washing their hands. It is important to wash hands thoroughly at the end of a shift. Picture: iStock

COVID-19: the steps to take when your shift ends to stay safe at home

Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say?

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COVID-19: nurses say they are not getting adequate PPE

A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives

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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

Older patient on trolley in corridor

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

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?

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

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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