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Daughter of nurse who died with COVID-19 pays tribute to her dedication

Emma Vianzon was an ‘inspiration who was always caring for others’

Healthcare worked in Belfast on strike in January over pay and staffing levels

Nurse strike: docked pay still not reimbursed

Northern Ireland nurses still waiting for wages to be repaid after pay parity strike action

COVID-19: survey finds nursing staff divided on whether to have flu jab

Some say patient safety comes first, others fear bad reaction to vaccine

Next RCN deputy president announced

Tracey Budding urges college members to unite around campaign for better nurse pay

Picture shows a district nurse checking medical supplies in her car

District nurse specialist practitioner course numbers up

Rise in community nursing programme numbers reflects demand for advanced skills, says QNI

Adult social care nurses: the shrinking workforce in need of a long-term strategy

Care home jobs for nurses continue to decline as ministers are urged to invest and plan

COVID-19: redeployment of lung cancer nurses adversely affected care pathway

Report reveals that due to their respiratory ward experience many nurses were redeployed

Nurse pay: Unison to ballot NHS members on industrial action after breakdown in talks

Unison Scotland's pay up now campaign is calling for three-year deal to be renegotiated

Mural celebrates diversity and the public’s gratitude to NHS workers

Artwork in East London highlights ‘a shared joy in creativity and community’

COVID-19: rapid mental health support for nurses as NHS pledges £15m in extra funds

ICU nurses among staff to benefit in move to combat psychological harm caused by pandemic

Picture shows someone seen from behind sitting on a bed and looking out of a window

Mental health units: single rooms to replace ‘outdated’ dormitories

RCN welcomes decision to upgrade facilities in England, but says staffing must be prioritised

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

Nurses sharing knowledge: global venture to develop clinical skills and improve care

IGNITE programme will support nurses to meet WHO sustainable development goals

Childhood cancer study may help nurses to ‘act earlier and save lives’

Research will explore links between time to diagnosis and outcomes

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

Fitness to practise: nurse suspended after accessing records without justification

NMC panel hears nurse admitted breaching patient confidentiality

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

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