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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

Inside NHS Nightingale: a nurse's diary

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

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? 

COVID-19: diary of an emergency nurse

A moving account of what it means to be on the front line

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

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

COVID-19: how the NHS and the nursing profession have coped so far

As lockdown continues, we take stock of the impact on and response from services and staff

COVID-19: a guide to the big issues for nurses

Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment

How to help patients cope with hay fever

Symptoms can be debilitating, but the condition is often under-recognised and poorly managed
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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

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

Neurological conditions: a symptom-by-symptom guide for nurses

How to care for a patient who has signs and symptoms that may require investigation

What nurses need to know if they decide not to attempt CPR

Be prepared to defend your actions if no DNACPR order is in place

Misleading roles: why the public can’t rely on the job title ‘nurse’

Unregistered staff in ‘nurse’ roles, and ‘advanced’ titles misused, survey reveals

On the hospital menu: memories of comfort food to whet inpatients’ appetites

How a trust wants to make mealtimes more palatable by offering patients their childhood food

Nursing at work, caring at home: advice, tips and your workplace rights

It’s tough juggling loved ones’ needs and a day job – so what are your options?

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

Patients are confused by inconsistent nurses’ uniforms – and they’re not alone

Why nurses favour a UK-wide standardised uniform that makes clear who does what

Sore hands? How nurses can prevent and treat contact dermatitis

The condition can be devastating for nurses – but there are steps you can take to reduce risk

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