Edinburgh nurses share Covid-19 stories for book festival project

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Community nurses and nursing students in Scotland are documenting their experiences working through the pandemic for a new publication launched at a book festival. Pandemic Portobello is a…

MP’s report on pandemic response ‘shows nurses humiliated by failures’

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The failures committed by the UK government during the coronavirus pandemic contributed to a high number of deaths and put health and care staff at unnecessary risk, especially…

Elective care services told to ‘remove’ some Covid-19 IPC measures

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The new instruction suggests some of the improved infection prevention and control measures introduced after Covid-19 within elective care services may now begin to be eliminated. But the…

The head nurse warns of ‘great pressure’ on health services in Wales

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The latest surge in Covid-19 combined with other hospital admissions and nurse shortages means Wales health services are heading for a “complete storm” this winter, a leading warned.…

Covid-19 surge in Northern Ireland leaves nurses ‘scared and tired’

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Northern Ireland’s health minister is asking for military help to support difficult and stress-free health and care services, as nurses warn they work amid “the worst conditions. that…

Winter plan: ‘Most likely’ Covid-19 jabs to be mandatory for nurses

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin It is “highly likely” that facing NHS patients and community care staff should be vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the health secretary, the strongest indication that it could…

All ‘frontline’ health and care staff are offered by the Covid-19 booster jab

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin All frontline health and social care workers will be given a Covid-19 booster vaccine, along with adults age 50 and older and other vulnerable groups. The government has…

The Covid-19 winter plan should account for ‘severe pressure’ on nurses

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The government is urged to signal its support for nurses and “send the right message” to the profession when it unveils Covid-19’s winter plans on Tuesday. The Royal…

Concerns raised as nurses refusing the Covid-19 jab have also been set.

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The Royal College of Nursing has written to a hospital trust in the South of England to express various concerns about its decision to redeploy nurses who have…

Ministers pledge £ 10m to support Covid’s long-term care in Scotland

Share this...FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The Scottish Government has announced a new £ 10m high fund to support Covid to provide the country’s health boards with the “fit” necessary to provide the best…