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Healthcare assistant wearing mask helps wheel a hospital bed

Army deployment in NHS hospitals exposes scale of staffing crisis

Soldiers help relieve twin pressures of COVID-related staff absence and soaring bed demand

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Pay rise for nurses would boost wider economy, report says

RCN welcomes ‘compelling argument’ in consultancy report supporting nurses’ pay rise

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COVID-19 death in service: nurses’ families need support to claim pay-out

Unions urge higher take-up of NHS and social care coronavirus life assurance scheme

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Advice for school nurses over redeployment for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Safeguarding children must take priority, says head of school nurses association

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HCA with three young children dies from COVID-19

Rachel Trott had started her first NHS job only three months earlier at a hospital in Kent

COVID-19 and sick pay: some nurses not paid when forced to self-isolate, survey reveals

General practice nurses report feeling ‘let down and unappreciated’

Effects of COVID-19 on BAME healthcare staff: researchers call for more study volunteers

UK-REACH project is exploring physical and mental health impact

Staff bullying: nurse calls for national body to stamp it out ‘once and for all’

Whistle-blower tells MPs of her experiences of bullying in the NHS

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Shocking effects of COVID-19 stress on ICU nurses revealed

Critical care nurse leader says some are struggling with PTSD and mental health issues

Picture of healthcare assistant (HCA) Yvonne Taggart, who has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

HCA who died from COVID-19 will be deeply missed, say colleagues

Daughters pay tribute to healthcare assistant who ‘had a big heart full of love’

COVID-19: volunteers rush to help NHS staff administer vaccine

Mass vaccination centres open, and nurse praises public’s ‘amazing’ take-up of vaccine so far

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RCN joins with other health unions to step up pay campaign

Coalition marks International Thank You Day by urging public support for fair pay rise

COVID-19 vaccination: which nursing staff get top priority?

Guidance states which health and care staff should be offered coronavirus jabs first

COVID-19: exhausted nurses could leave profession, ICU matron warns

Lindsey Izard and RCN say staff feel that patient care is being compromised

‘Burned out’ nursing students’ plea for help to carry on learning in the pandemic

Thousands sign petition calling for placement opt-outs, pay, and temporary registration

Nurse dedicated to helping others dies from COVID-19

Lancashire nurse Bridget Palmer is believed to be 95th nurse in UK to have died in pandemic

Boris Johnson’s statement on nurse pay inaccurate and ‘demoralising’, says RCN chief

Dame Donna Kinnair says nursing staff deserve fair pay and recognition, not more clapping

Care home nurse struck off after failing to attempt to give CPR

NMC had found no evidence that nurse Nahid Nasiri made a considered clinical decision

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