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Newly qualified nurse dies from COVID-19 before getting to start in new role

Father of four Oronsaye Okhomina was in a coma when NMC registration came through

COVID bonus call for agency nurses: more than 41,000 sign petition

All health and social care staff deserve government recognition, says campaigner

Nurses with long-COVID should get compensation, MPs say

Classifying long-COVID as an occupational disease would support front-line staff

Nursing course applications hit record high in UK

Inspiring COVID-19 work of staff has been ‘best possible advert for nursing profession’

Government proposes reforms to give it power to deregulate healthcare

White paper suggests health secretary could remove professional regulation and abolish...

COVID-19 and staff well-being: share your experiences in Nursing Standard’s survey

Tell us how the pandemic has affected your health and well-being at work

Nurse who tweeted about racist abuse receives award from trust

Staff nurse Aldarico Jr Velasco praised messages of support from the ‘virtual world’

Nurse jailed over patient deaths could have murder convictions quashed

Review points to possible natural causes in deaths of four older women from hypoglycaemia

Community nurse used farmer husband’s tractor to reach patients in blizzard conditions

Charlotte Perry-Warnes did not let heavy snow stop her making home visits

Colleagues pay tribute to respiratory nurse who died of COVID-19

Ameta Rooplal was ‘kind and compassionate’, and helped the homeless outside of working hours

NHS revamp must boost nurse numbers, RCN demands

College says it will not let government ‘off the hook’ in proposed NHS reorganisation

Nursing students inspire professor to rejoin COVID-19 front line

Alison Bardsley returned to wards for the first time in 30 years during the first wave

Nurse shortages: lack of 10-year staffing plan is ‘ridiculous’, says Jeremy Hunt

Former health secretary suggests way to ‘give the workforce confidence’ in the future

PPE provision ‘nowhere near enough’ in first wave and staff left at risk, say MPs

Committee urges government to learn lessons and improve management and distribution

Much-loved district nurse dies after contracting COVID-19

‘Wonderful mentor and teacher’ Linda Obiageli Udeagbala worked for Sutton Health and Care

Nurses assaulted by patient with COVID-19 – he pleads guilty

Jake Brinley-Chambers attacked two nurses caring for him in an attempt to leave ward

COVID-19: healthcare assistant dies soon after giving birth

Tributes also paid to mental health nurse who died after contracting the virus

Nurse who died of COVID-19 had longed to return to work and support colleagues

‘Caring and conscientious’ Estrella Catalan said ‘I want to help’ from her hospital bed

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