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    7 brilliant NHS staff tell us what it’s really like working the wards over Christmas

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Question Time: Donna Kinnair.
People

Dame Donna Kinnair describes the racism nurses face everyday

“Just look at the health of our nation and that will tell you about some of the structural inequalities that we have.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Immigration bill: clap for carers is hypcritical
Life

The real message we miss when the government claps for our carers

What does the post-Brexit immigration bill mean for social care in the UK?

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Hollie Richardson
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Coronavirus Stay Alert messaging.
Opinion

This is how “muddled messaging” has cost the lives of the most vulnerable

Emiliy Maitlis has the perfect response to those “stay alert” guidelines.

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Hollie Richardson
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Afterlife on Netflix
Life

Why this supporting character in After Life is so important right now

The Netflix series is as divisive as Marmite.

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Hollie Richardson
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Moya Crockett
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Matt Hancock says ‘four doctors and some nurses’ have died from Covid-19

The health secretary’s off-the-cuff remark highlights how nurses are still undervalued – even in the grip of a pandemic.

Italian nurse’s viral post has underlined the forgotten human impact of coronavirus
Life

Nurse’s viral post underlines forgotten human impact of the coronavirus

“I have to go to work and do my part. Please do yours too.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Nursing gender pay gap.
Life

The real (and sexist) reason nurses don’t get the respect they deserve

Caring for others is a "feminine characteristic", apparently.

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Hollie Richardson
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Closeup shot of a nurse holding a patient's hand in comfort
Health

The only resolutions you need to make, according to an intensive care nurse

“I feel as if I’ve found the New Year’s resolutions that will matter to all of us, in the end,” says Christie Watson.

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Christie Watson
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Sex work should be decriminalised
Life

This is why sex work should be decriminalised, according to nurses

There are around 70,000 sex workers in the UK

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Hollie Richardson
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Runners in the London Marathon
Life

Guinness World Records reverse sexist category to award NHS nurse her marathon record

Jessica Anderson will get her rightful record thanks to a powerful Twitter campaign

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Hannah Mendelsohn
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Nurses
Life

#WhatNursesWear: Nurses of Twitter respond brilliantly to sexist Guinness World Records decision

Jessica Anderson was denied a Guinness World Record because she wore scrubs to run the London Marathon rather than a dress

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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305 nurses died by suicide over the last 7 years. We need to start asking why.

A new report shows shocking figures.

Emilia Clarke pays tribute to nurses
People

Watch: Emilia Clarke’s speech about the nurses who fought to save her dying father

“Nursing is about more than just medicine; it’s about [...] hugging a daughter who knows that she is about to lose her dad”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

You need to read this NHS midwife’s powerful apology letter

“You deserve better”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Nurse reveals why she makes tiny superhero capes for premature babies

She’s hand-stitched about 100 tiny capes for newborns so far

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Hairdresser’s photo of a sleeping nurse goes viral for the best reason

‘I wonder how many miles those shoes have walked?’

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Oncology nurse pens apology to patients after own cancer diagnosis

“I’m so sorry – I didn’t get it”

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Kayleigh Dray
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