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Reused, homemade or non-existent: survey reveals ‘gut-wrenching’ shortages of PPE

RCN says nurses in all settings feel exposed due to inadequate COVID-19 supplies
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COVID-19: review will assess if ethnicity puts some healthcare staff at higher risk

Review will address concerns about BAME people being disproportionately affected by pandemic
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COVID-19: daily welfare checks for self-isolating nurses address impact on well-being

Trust where hundreds of patients have died sets up psychological support for staff
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No let-up in assaults on nurses, despite COVID-19 crisis

Assaults and aggression towards emergency workers, including spitting, unchanged since 2019
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COVID-19: Iceland backtracks on rules for NHS staff shoppers

Supermarket chain apologises after complaints it made front-line workers feel ‘contaminated’
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COVID-19: thousands raised for baby of nurse who died from coronavirus

Nurse died after her baby was delivered by caesarean section at hospital where she worked
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COVID-19: NMC moves to reassure registrants over refusal to treat due to lack of PPE

Regulator tells nurses it will consider context of safety concerns in FtP referrals
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COVID-19: nurse survivor’s tribute to the hospital colleagues who saved her life

Morale boost for staff as they see one of their own leave ICU
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COVID-19: warning against 'blanket' DNACPR notices

Regulators say advance care plans, which can include DNACPR notices, must be person-centred
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Nurses can refuse to treat if they lack PPE, and we will support them – RCN

College issues guidance on the decision of last resort during COVID-19 pandemic
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Call for formal recognition of nurses who die of COVID-19

Doctor wants nurses to be commemorated in the names of NHS hospital wards
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COVID-19: Deaths of older people in care homes ‘being airbrushed’

Calls for accurate reporting of deaths in social care settings
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Tributes paid to five more nurses who have died during pandemic

Colleagues and loved ones praise their dedication and professionalism
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COVID-19: nurses find ways to connect with patients despite PPE and social distancing

Trusts are using innovative methods to humanise care during the pandemic
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COVID-19: friends and colleagues pay tribute after deaths of two NHS staff

TrIbutes to London nurse and Scottish healthcare support worker
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COVID-19: worried nurses send their young children away in bid to protect them

Best way to honour nurses' personal sacrifices is to stay at home, public is urged
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COVID-19: tributes paid after death of two more nurses

Employers and loved ones praise dedication of Alice Kit Tak Ong and Rebecca Mack
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COVID-19: ‘promised PPE supplies are not reaching front-line staff’

Inadequate provision is compromising nurse and patient safety, RCN warns

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