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PPE: Morecambe Bay Hood lets nurses communicate while staying safe from COVID-19

The device was developed by the local NHS trust, sewing firm Lancastle and BAE Systems

NMC’s controversial overhaul of post-registration standards – what happens next

Standards in five fields of practice could be amalgamated, under regulator’s proposal

Microaggression at work: hospital staff told to use 'Western' names

Accountability, not just training, needed to tackle discrimination, says equality campaigner
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Vote now: who will be the RCN Nursing Awards 2021 Patient’s Choice?

Our six finalists were nominated by members of the public for their outstanding care

Nurse chiefs slam ‘vile’ online abuse of healthcare staff

Call follows threatening tweets made to Royal College of Midwives chief executive

Nursing in the Paralympics: the team finally heading to Tokyo after a year’s delay

Group will fly out to support ParalympicsGB athletes following exhaustive preparations

Emotional support for nurses facing FtP proceedings – by registrants who’ve been there

Wanted: volunteer buddies for those facing NMC or workplace investigations

Nurse carjacked after leaving work – appeal for witnesses

Did you see the ‘traumatic’ incident that took place near the Mater Hospital in Belfast?

Fast-track nurse recruitment plan announced in bid to slash vacancies

NHS jobs to be offered to unemployed nurses in Kenya

NHS pay: warning over ‘summer of action’ planned in protest at 3% award

Nurses being urged to support calls for ministers to find extra cash

Anti-vax campaigner widely criticised for comparing nurses with Nazis at London rally

RCN says struck-off nurse Kate Shemirani’s ‘reprehensible’ comments could put staff at risk

Staff should be able to drink fluids at nurse stations, says chief nursing officer

Ruth May responds to student’s tweet, emphasising employers’ duty to help staff stay hydrated

Unions prepare to consult nurses on ‘scandalously low’ 3% pay rise

RCN, Unison and Unite will canvass members’ views on next steps in pay negotiations

Nurse pay award: government announces 3% rise for NHS staff

RCN warns members 'will not take this lying down’, as rise falls far short of 12.5% demanded

Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ nurse leader

Lesley Eggleston, a nurse for more than 45 years, remembered for support she gave colleagues

NHS pay: anger at minister’s silence as MPs head for summer recess

Health minister fails to address AfC pay rumours in final Commons appearance before autumn

Nurses’ pay: no word as yet on offer before parliament’s summer recess

Rumoured 3% offer falls short of RCN’s 12.5% demand

Some nurses will not have to self-isolate if pinged by NHS app

Staff can carry on working in exceptional circumstances if absence could lead to risk of harm

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