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COVID-19: thousands raised for baby of nurse who died from coronavirus

Nurse died after her baby was delivered by caesarean section at hospital where she worked
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COVID-19: NMC moves to reassure registrants over refusal to treat due to lack of PPE

Regulator tells nurses it will consider context of safety concerns in FtP referrals
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COVID-19: nurse survivor’s tribute to the hospital colleagues who saved her life

Morale boost for staff as they see one of their own leave ICU
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COVID-19: warning against 'blanket' DNACPR notices

Regulators say advance care plans, which can include DNACPR notices, must be person-centred
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Nurses can refuse to treat if they lack PPE, and we will support them – RCN

College issues guidance on the decision of last resort during COVID-19 pandemic
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Call for formal recognition of nurses who die of COVID-19

Doctor wants nurses to be commemorated in the names of NHS hospital wards
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COVID-19: Deaths of older people in care homes ‘being airbrushed’

Calls for accurate reporting of deaths in social care settings
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COVID-19: children’s nurses must advise families on preventing household accidents – RCN

College says increased time at home raises risk of fatal incidents
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Tributes paid to five more nurses who have died during pandemic

Colleagues and loved ones praise their dedication and professionalism
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COVID-19: nurses find ways to connect with patients despite PPE and social distancing

Trusts are using innovative methods to humanise care during the pandemic
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COVID-19: friends and colleagues pay tribute after deaths of two NHS staff

TrIbutes to London nurse and Scottish healthcare support worker
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COVID-19: worried nurses send their young children away in bid to protect them

Best way to honour nurses' personal sacrifices is to stay at home, public is urged
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COVID-19: tributes paid after death of two more nurses

Employers and loved ones praise dedication of Alice Kit Tak Ong and Rebecca Mack
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COVID-19: ‘promised PPE supplies are not reaching front-line staff’

Inadequate provision is compromising nurse and patient safety, RCN warns
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COVID-19: nurses receive conflicting advice on PPE and resuscitation

Public Health England guidance contrasts with Resuscitation Council advice on CPR
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COVID-19: mental health helpline for nurses opens

NHS staff can speak to volunteers from charities such as Hospice UK and the Samaritans
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COVID-19 survey: RCN calls for nurses’ feedback on the crisis

Three-pronged survey will look at healthcare staff’s experiences throughout the pandemic

Report reveals extent of global nursing shortage – and how to address it

Findings show ‘investment in the nursing profession is a benefit to society, not a cost’

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