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Nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers across the UK are at the forefront of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With hospitals under unprecedented strain, health workers face higher risks of infection whilst coping with a reduced workforce and limited resources.

That’s why the RCN Foundation has dedicated projects designed to meet the emerging needs of nursing and midwifery workers as they respond to the pandemic.


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Guidance for people with learning disabilities

The RCN Foundation, NHS England and the charity Beyond Words developed illustrated resources about the pandemic designed to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities.

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COVID-19 Support Fund Impact Stories

Read about how we are supporting frontline health care staff through our COVID-19 Support Fund Grants