More than one in three nurses and healthcare assistants are caring for Covid-19 patients without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), a poll suggests.
Half of nursing staff have felt pressure to work without appropriate protective equipment during the coronavirus crisis, according to a survey by the Royal College of Nursing.
Almost half of nurses in Scotland have felt pressured to care for patients without adequate personal protective equipment (PPE), according to a survey.
Emergency laws are needed to protect health workers at risk of legal challenges over treatment decisions for coronavirus patients, Medical Protection has warned.
Health and care workers are going above and beyond to protect Covid-19 patients on the frontline.
Some NHS workers are sending their children to live with relatives in a bid to protect their loved ones from Covid-19.
Nurses on the front line must be given adequate rest and access to food and drink as they deal with unprecedented numbers of patients, the head of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said.