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RCN council vice-chair Richard Jones steps down

Emergency council meeting will agree process to elect a new chair and vice-chair

Care homes and COVID-19: study points to pressures nursing staff felt at pandemic’s peak

Survey reveals nurses took a stand against blanket directives on DNACPR

School nurses warned to expect ‘tsunami’ of mental health issues as new term looms

Nurses’ leader offers advice on what to expect – and urges staff not to forget self-care

International accolade for trust’s nurse leadership and career opportunities

Nottingham University Hospitals trust chief nurse speaks of her pride at teams’ achievements

Nurses help in study to see if dogs can sniff out COVID-19

NHS staff at 11 hospitals support effort to train dogs to detect the virus

RCN council chair Dee Sissons resigns

Ms Sissons says decision was one of regret and she had been honoured to represent members

Nurse morale: pay rise would help prevent looming workforce exodus – RCN

Survey finds poor staffing and long hours are pushing nurses to consider quitting

Colleagues pay tribute to charge nurse following his ‘sudden and tragic’ death

Staff at Wythenshawe Hospital set up a fundraising appeal for the family of Julian Lewis

RCN reveals details of presidential candidates’ disqualification

Activist says he is one of those barred, as college explains why it suspended election

So you think it’s embarrassing being a nurse, do you?

Nurses’ anger at NHS recruitment video that some say implies nursing is a second-best career

Grant applications now open: is your career plan in need of some cash support?

RCN Foundation is offering education funds for registrants and nursing students

Nurses front Marks and Spencer campaign to fundraise for NHS charities

Four nurses appear in adverts for the retailer’s Rainbow Sale, which has raised £6 million

How to get ready to nurse again after surviving COVID-19

Staff nurse who was seriously ill with coronavirus shares tips for a safe return to work
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Campaign aims to coax former nurses back to practice in London

Registrants’ return could cut capital’s high nurse and midwife vacancy rates

RCN pauses elections after complaints about campaign ‘tactics and behaviours’

Candidates’ campaigns for college president and deputy president roles put on hold

Nurses’ child-friendly scrubs appeal for immunisation campaign

Team needs volunteers to make cartoon-style PPE that helps put children at ease

Nursing student numbers up – but not enough to address staffing crisis, says RCN

College says better financial support is needed, as UCAS data confirm increase on last year

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