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Picture of Bianca Hanbury-Morris, who has organised a fund for the families of Filipino NHS workers lost in the pandemic

Fund set up for families of Filipino NHS workers lost in pandemic

Target of £20,000 to help Philippines families of staff who die from COVID-19

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Money worries, stress and inadequate breaks common among nurses in Wales – survey

Public Health Wales poll prompts calls for greater investment in staff well-being

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General practice nursing: QNI sets standards for new staff

Queen’s Nursing Institute says they will act as a guide for nurses and employers

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COVID-19: PPE harder to access for BAME nurses

RCN survey uncovers stark inequalities in provision of personal protective equipment

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Jann Tipping and Annalan Navaratnam wedding in hospital during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: nurse and doctor marry in ‘surreal’ wedding at their workplace

Couple tie the knot in hospital chapel after wedding plans were scuppered by the pandemic

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Skincare advice for nurses during COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance on dealing with the ravages of extra handwashing and PPE use

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Petition calling for ‘nurse emoji’ gains thousands of signatures

A nursing emoji is only fair… after all, doctors already have one, says nurse campaigner

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Nurses’ pay: your government is out of step with public mood on NHS, RCN tells Johnson

College leaders call on ministers to be honest about nursing salaries

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NMC allows suspended nurses to return to practice to shore up COVID-19 effort

Regulator softens sanctions to help employers ease nurse staffing pressures during pandemic

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COVID-19 antibody tests to be offered to nurses in England

‘Game changer’ tests will also be available to patients and supplied to devolved nations

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COVID-19: warning over people posing as nurses on dating sites

Latest scam involves people pretending to be hospital nurses who need money to get to work

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Pandemic continues to take its toll on nurses’ mental health – survey

Quarter of staff reported severe depression, but uptake of psychological support remains low

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Protection demanded for nurses ‘ostracised and abused’ during pandemic worldwide

Fear and ignorance blamed for global attacks against nurses caring for patients with COVID-19
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COVID-19: nurse applauded by colleagues as he leaves intensive care unit

Felix Khor salutes ‘incredible care’ of staff after 45 days in ICU
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Nurse raises money to buy iPads for hospitals

Fundraising inspired by the comfort of video calls with her father, who died from COVID-19
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Scrap immigration health surcharge for nurses, urges RCN

Refusal to drop NHS surcharge ‘undermines the dedicated care of overseas staff’: RCN
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COVID-19: hundreds join nurse support sessions online

Nurses coping with stress and pressures access leadership support service during the crisis
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COVID-19: health secretary draws fire for refusing to commit to future nurse pay rise

Nursing organisations say wage hike would ‘show who we really value’

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