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PPE supplies for nurses during COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19: RCN demands action over ‘unconscionable’ lack of PPE

Reports some front-line nurses have been told to cope without PPE when supplies run low

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Mental health support for nurses

COVID-19: struggling nurses need psychological support, says charity

Suicide prevention charity calls for dedicated helpline for healthcare staff

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Home visit in PPE

COVID-19: home care providers resort to crowdfunding to buy PPE for staff

Nurses in all settings still waiting on personal protective equipment, says RCN

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Nursing and Midwifery Council clarifies its position on nurses who do not start CPR

NMC has reiterated its support for current guidance following recent FtP cases

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Ruth May

COVID-19: England’s chief nurse condemns violence and verbal abuse towards nurses

‘Respect and listen to NHS staff’ during pandemic, urges Ruth May

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Picture of a cyclist with a food delivery. Restaurant chains, cab and bus firms are rallying to support NHS staff during the pandemic

COVID-19: NHS staff offered thousands of free meals and cab rides

Restaurant, food delivery and cab firms rally to support front-line workers during pandemic

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COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff

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Nurses choose to live apart from families during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: nurses offered alternative housing to safeguard loved ones

Some front-line staff are making the difficult decision to move out during the crisis

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Picture shows an older woman talking to a nurse. More than 7,000 former nurses and midwives signed up for the COVID-19 emergency register within hours of it being opened by the NMC.

COVID-19: thousands join NMC emergency register

Thousands respond to call to return to work and help NHS colleagues tackle the epidemic

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COVID-19 briefing

COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff

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Wembley Stadium lit up blue

COVID-19: UK public applaud NHS staff – while landmarks turn blue

Joint events staged because ‘they need to know we are grateful’

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COVID-19 briefing

COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff

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COVID-19: parking charges suspended for NHS England staff

Decision is among measures to support healthcare workers during the pandemic
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COVID-19: rules tightened on PPE for CPR

Nurses must wear ‘aerosol’ type protection if trying to resuscitate people with coronavirus
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COVID-19: call for psychological support for ICU nurses as they face surge in cases

Critical care nurses will be managing more patients – but with diluted skills mix
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COVID-19: students receive clarity on option to see out studies on placements

NMC approves measures for nursing students during the COVID-19 pandemic
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COVID-19: your daily briefing

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic, including news and advice for healthcare staff
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COVID-19: health secretary announces temporary hospital named after Florence Nightingale

Matt Hancock reveals hospital plan, 18,700 students joining front line and COVID-19 testing

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