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No magic bullet for COVID-19

I’ve always liked to think of myself as an early adopter of new trends. While this hasn’t always played out in real life, in mid-March I had a dose of COVID-19

Who can care for carers during the pandemic

The QNI has creating the ‘TalkToUs’ listening service, enabling any nurse working in health or social care in the community to access emotional support and signposting to other services such as counselling

How to help nurses... and the economy

So here is a modest proposal from the back of an envelope at IN: a £2000 one-off bonus for every NHS worker. It would be politically popular, boost morale, and be relatively simple to administer. Also, given that it would go largely to low-paid workers, the money would be spent and help jump start the economy

BAME health matters – a lesson from COVID

There is a trend of drawing premature conclusions from COVID data, but the figures on BAME deaths are unambiguous. Analysis from the ONS has shown that patients from BAME groups are twice as likely to die from the virus as white ones.

Failing the coronavirus test

Public goodwill, and sympathy after his own brush with COVID, is giving way to a disquiet that the Prime Minister is not really engaged with a national emergency

How is COVID-19 affecting you?

Are you getting the support you need from employers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Debbie Brown, Editor-in-Chief of our sibling title Practice Nursing, wants to hear from primary care nurses about their experiences

The responsibility Boris Johnson can’t duck

?So the least wanted and oddest election of my lifetime is over, and the result has been a fairly emphatic victory for blond ambition. And just as we predicted in November’s IN, the NHS was invoked in various unedifying ways during the campaign

Thinking again about assisted dying

This week Parliament entered the debate on assisted dying, with many MPs arguing for a change in the current law. IN Editor Mike Shallcross explains why he believes it's time for a rethink

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