Covid: Nurses’ boss wants life assurance scheme extended for NHS staff
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Covid: Nurses’ boss wants life assurance scheme extended for NHS staff

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-60943913             By BBC Health News             The government has been called “disrespectful” for ending a scheme in England that provided financial support to families of deceased health and social care workers in the pandemic.          …

Covid: Refugee nurses are being fast-tracked into the NHS
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Covid: Refugee nurses are being fast-tracked into the NHS

This article was taken from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56936400 By Catrin Nye BBC News   Refugee nurses are being fast-tracked into the NHS as part of a pioneering scheme in Liverpool. Those involved explain why the pandemic means it’s vital the UK uses their medical experience.   Until last month, Walid Jarad had lived in just two t-shirts…

Second rise in student nurse applications ‘very encouraging’
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Second rise in student nurse applications ‘very encouraging’

This article was taken from: https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/education/second-rise-in-student-nurse-applications-very-encouraging-06-02-2020/ By Gemma Mitchell Interest in studying nursing in England has increased for the second year running but the damage caused by the removal of the bursary is still being felt, new figures suggest. Data released today by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) showing applications are continuing on an upward…

Student nurse hosts coffee mornings to combat loneliness
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Student nurse hosts coffee mornings to combat loneliness

This article was taken from: https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/mental-health/student-nurse-hosts-coffee-mornings-to-combat-loneliness-20-01-2020/ By Rebecca Gilroy A student nurse from Blackpool is going above and beyond to reduce social isolation in her local community by organising social coffee sessions. Chloe Doherty, a second-year student at the University of Central Lancashire, was inspired to set up “Coffee and Chats” thanks to her placement…

Free taxis and meals available for NHS nurses over Christmas
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Free taxis and meals available for NHS nurses over Christmas

This article was taken from: https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/charities/free-taxis-and-meals-available-for-nhs-nurses-over-christmas-11-12-2019/ By Megan Ford NHS nurses across England, Scotland and Wales will be able to claim free taxi rides or meals over the Christmas period as part of an initiative to say ‘thank you’ to hardworking staff. For three years, Uber has offered nurses free trips to and from work…