Adrian O'Dowd

An older woman who is living with frailty lies in a hospital bed

What you need to know about spotting and managing frailty

How emergency nurses can identify patients with frailty and improve their outcomes

Illustration of a nurse speaking into a loudhailer with speech bubbles coming out: nurses must feel able to speak up and raise concerns

How nurse managers can create a ‘speaking-up’ culture

Are members of your team confident that they will be listened to when they raise concerns?

Hand hygiene: how to get it right and avoid skin damage

Is your approach effective? We look at best practice and what the experts say

What to do if you are not getting the training you need

Your options if you lack study time or clinical supervision for professional development

What to do when your workplace culture is toxic

There are now more avenues for nurses to raise concerns, but fear of speaking up persists

Why I quit nursing – and why I chose to return

Those who left but yearn to return are being welcomed back with open arms

People waiting in an emergency department waiting room, the front two women (one with her arm in a sling) look bored and fed up after a long wait

Waiting times: why recording time on arrival data could be a change for the better

NHS England figures now reveal a clearer picture which can benefit patients and staff

Duty of care: the legal, ethical and professional points to consider

What duty of care means for you, whether at work, off-duty or on strike