COVID-19 advice and guidance
30 Mar 2022
RCN welcomes continued free COVID testing for NHS nursing staff in England but warns of infection control lottery if not extended to social care with funding support
Employers must provide assurances that staff who test positive won’t be forced to come to work and that they’ll receive sickness absence pay.
21 Feb 2022
Announcement is a missed opportunity to reassure health care staff about testing and contingency plans.
18 Feb 2022
Leaving it up to individuals and employers to decide on isolation periods will place health care staff and patients at risk, warns the RCN.