Daniel Allen

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Despite COVID-19 cancer nurses continue to do all they can for their patients

Caring, courageous and innovative work goes on amid the fear and grief

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COVID-19: a guide to the big issues for nurses

Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment

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Neurological conditions: a symptom-by-symptom guide for nurses

How to care for a patient who has signs and symptoms that may require investigation

Picture of Nahla Walker (centre), with nurses Helen Drury (left) and Joanne Leivesley. When Nahla, aged six, told them she wanted to be a nurse, they ordered a special outfit for her with the name badge ‘Nurse in training’.

Celebrating 30 years of Primary Health Care

Nurses have quietly made a difference to people's lives amid shifting policy initiatives

Picture shows a light micrograph of a cervical smear revealing epithelial cells infected with HPV. In this patient, the smear would be considered borderline abnormal.

Cervical cancer: how nurses can dispel myths and offer support around HPV

Myths about human papillomavirus could have damaging effects on women’s lives

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Sore hands? How nurses can prevent and treat contact dermatitis

The condition can be devastating for nurses – but there are steps you can take to reduce risk

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Who said cognitive behaviour therapy was only about mental health?

Nurses explain how they use CBT to support well-being of patients with physical conditions

Nurses' mental health: how managers can tackle compassion fatigue

‘Compassion fatigue’ is cited as an occupational hazard – but what support is available?

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General practice nursing: a specialism in need of a higher profile and more recruits

Three years on from a QNI survey, have general practice nurses' concerns been addressed?

Picture shows celebrity hairdresser Trevor Sorbie styling a wig. People devastated by losing their hair due to chemotherapy are being helped by his charity, which trains hairdressers to customise their wigs.

Coping with chemo: charity customises wigs for patients dealing with hair loss

A charity trains hairdressers to style wigs for people who lose their hair in chemotherapy

Picture shows an older man checking the results of his PSA test online as part of the supported self-management programme. New care pathways are easing the strain on prostate cancer services and could be applicable to other types of cancer.

Prostate cancer: supported self-management programme gives patients more control

New care pathway could also ease strain on prostate cancer services

Training a caregiver to spot signs of pressure sores

Pressure ulcer toolkit: advice for nurses on prevention and care pathways

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Advisory Board resource highlights the importance of risk awareness

Clinical negligence: the accusation no nurse ever wants to face

NHS staff are insured by their employers, but elsewhere nurse indemnity is less clear-cut

ONCOassist app: what nurses need to know

According to a study this app increases efficiency and improves patient experience

Three decades of older people's nursing reflected in our pages

A dip into our archives, and the recollections of two former editors

Major incident response: how each tragedy informs future nursing care

With every mass-casualty event comes fresh clinical understanding and greater preparedness

Biosimilars: a snapshot of latest developments

Biosimilars are biological drugs that reproduce the effects of more expensive drugs

Dear diary, it’s been another demanding day

Three nurses’ accounts of a shift offer a moving insight into daily pressures in the NHS

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