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Why nursing associates are splitting opinion

Magic tricks: Finding 50,000 more nurses

Before the Covid-19 outbreak, the Government was proposing to magic up 50,000 more frontline nurses. Before the pandemic hit, Nursing in Practice’s Mimi Launder looked at whether the Government was on track to reach this target.

I am a nurse stranded abroad. Let me come home and help

I am in New Zealand having a six-week break whilst I consider my future. Little did I realise that this quest to achieve a bucket list moment would end up such a crisis.

National discounts and priority shopping times for NHS staff

Information originally published by NHS Employers on 31 March 2020.

Professor Mark Radford appointed as HEE chief nurse

Professor Mark Radford has been appointed as Heath Education England chief nurse, it has been announced.

Lack of PPE for NHS and social care staff ‘unacceptable’, says RCN

The lack of personal protective equipment for NHS and social care staff is ‘unacceptable’, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

Midwifery shortages doubled since coronavirus outbreak, warns RCM

The shortage of midwives on NHS maternity units has doubled since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, the Royal College of Midwives has warned.  

GPs can request emergency 72-hour PPE to fill distribution ‘gaps’

GPs can request emergency deliveries of personal protective equipment (PPE) to fill ‘gaps’ in distribution, NHS England has said.

Coronavirus: Student nurses to be paid at band 4 on clinical placement

Student nurses and midwives who choose to carry out the final six months of their course as a clinical placement to help tackle coronavirus will be paid at Agenda for Change band 4, nursing leaders have said in a letter to students.

Practices will be asked to open over Easter to help with coronavirus ‘peak’

GP practices in England will be asked to open over the Easter Bank Holiday to help the NHS cope with the coronavirus crisis.

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