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Fitness to practise: employers more likely to refer black nurses than white counterparts

NMC to undertake further research to understand why – and make positive changes

White Rose Appeal aims to raise £100k for nurses and midwives

Appeal goods are available via Florence Nightingale Foundation and proceeds support staff

Don’t leave nurses out of pocket due to extended school break, warns Unison

Some staff may experience financial loss as Northern Ireland extends school half-term

Spiritual care and COVID-19: give patients access to loved ones and chaplains – report

Dying patients deserve the solace of family and religious rites at the bedside, says study

Adult social care: RCN says new report is a ‘wake-up call’ to invest in nursing

Care Quality Commission report's findings highlight need for more staff now, says college

Free training offered to reduce insulin administration errors

Diabetes nursing group produces e-learning module after audit highlights errors in hospitals

Parkinson’s charity offers free online training post-COVID

Parkinson’s UK virtual course to focus on the effects of lockdown on patients

Nursing research: chief nurse wants to hear your ideas

Ruth May’s team at NHS England and NHS Improvement is developing a nursing research strategy

Fair pay: campaign calls on government to give NHS staff 15% rise

Nurses United and NHS Workers Say No have a week of action planned including tweeting MPs...

Resuscitation notices and COVID-19: RCN backs review of DNACPR use

Care Quality Commission to review notice use during pandemic, after concerns about consent

Black History Month: nurse says mention in prime minister’s video is ‘such an honour’

Boris Johnson salutes former RCN Nurse of the Year Tara Matare and many others

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The COVID Birthday Honours: Queen recognises nurses’ professionalism in the pandemic

Nurses and midwives given special ‘COVID honours’ for 2020

‘Pay us fairly for the tough job we do,’ RCN tells government

The time for clapping has passed – nurses need an immediate pay rise, says Dame Donna Kinnair

Skin reactions due to surgical gloves lead to lost working hours, study finds

Nurses urged to protect their hands and wear gloves only when required

RCN Nurse of the Year 2020 revealed at virtual ceremony

Innovative nurse set up a project to support and educate young people at risk of knife crime

Worldwide clamour for leper colony nurse heroes to be honoured with Nobel Peace Prize

Devoted nurses spent 40 years caring for leprosy patients on an island in South Korea

BAME nurses receive recognition at RCN London’s Rising Star Awards

Recipients won awards for excellence in patient care, innovation and leadership

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