Alison Moore

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Roles for self-isolating nurses

Self-isolating but still at work: the nurses behind the front line

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many nurses to forge new ways of working from home

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Moving up: a clear career pathway retains great staff and makes recruitment easier

How one trust taps the potential of long-serving as well as new nursing staff

E. coli bacteria occur naturally within the human body Picture: iStock

E. coli infection: how every nurse can help prevent it

The Gram-negative bacteria is a growing threat in community and acute settings

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What to do when you suspect domestic abuse

The nurses’ training aid that offers you practical strategies for the best outcomes

Why the NHS can no longer afford to ignore the cracks in the ceiling

Why the NHS can no longer afford to ignore the cracks in the ceiling

Lack of investment in buildings and equipment has left nurses working in poor conditions

Addicted to pain killers

Opioid misuse: breaking the prescription addiction cycle

Help patients understand how opioids are making their pain worse, not better

What does flexible working mean to you?

It could help the NHS retain nurses – but should mean more than accommodating childcare needs

Can nursing degree apprenticeships deliver on their promise?

Despite a faltering start, they offer new opportunities for would-be nurses in England

Childhood cancer

How care for children with cancer can be improved

Round table of paediatric cancer nurses look at the challenges specialist nurses face

Care home staff with resident

Social care in crisis: your questions answered

Can the government come up with a solution that works for individuals, carers and staff?

Integrated care

Nurse leadership is central to success of the new integrated care systems

Nurses need a seat at the table if they're to improve integration and outcomes

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What could the UK learn from adult social care in Japan?

An ageing population and shrinking workforce forced Japan to rethink how it funds care

Don’t assume, verify: how to halt transfusion errors

Strict routines and electronic tracking are helping to reduce the hazards of transfusion

What will the pay deal mean for nurses outside the NHS?

Long-awaited pay rise may ‘shift’ NHS staffing problems to social care and GP practices

Clinical director: a suitable job for a nurse

Lisa Skinner is one of the first nurses to lead a diabetes department in an acute hospital

Tapping into the wisdom of learning disabilities nurses

The RCN wants all acute hospitals to have 24-hour access to a learning disabilities liaison...

‘Prehab’ make patients fit for lifesaving surgery

Nurses in Bristol have found their ‘prehabilitation’ exercise plan helps patients improve...

Under pressure: what employers must do to reduce workplace stress

It is reckless of healthcare organisations to ignore signs of stress in their workforce or...

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