Daniel Allen

How to prevent inpatient falls: start by refusing to accept they’re inevitable

Falls should be seen as shocking, rather than normal hospital events

Lost out on a promotion? How to use the experience to build your career

Being knocked back can be deflating, but with our tips you can turn it to your advantage

Care of sick children: what nurses need to know when calming anxious parents

Parental anxiety can transfer to a sick child, so parents need to feel supported and calm

Coronavirus reinfection: what we know so far

The risk for nurses, plus how to advise patients worried about contracting COVID again

Caring for trans and non-binary people: overcoming the fear of ‘getting it wrong’

How to address inequitable treatment and improve communication with patients

COVID-19: the support available for nurses facing emotional and financial hardship

How organisations such as the RCN Foundation are helping staff, and how to apply for a grant

How napping at work can help fight fatigue

Night shifts and long hours can affect sleep and the risk of errors. Are naps the answer?

COVID-19 vaccine and chemotherapy: advice and guidance

Latest guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for patients receiving systemic anticancer therapy

Covid vaccination being given

COVID-19 vaccination for people with cancer: what you need to know

We answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccinations for people with cancer

Anxious and agitated: how to help a nervous patient

Using communication skills to understand and diminish your patients’ fears about treatment

How genomics is changing cancer nursing

What nurses working in cancer care need to know about genomics

Helping care home staff monitor residents and identify early signs of deterioration

Nurse helps develop version of NEWS2 to support care in residential and nursing homes

COVID-19: how to help patients cope with the mental health impact of the pandemic

Nurses in all settings will encounter patients affected by anxiety or depression

COVID-19 and mental health: why nurses will have a key role in people’s recovery

An estimated 10 million people in England alone will need support

Should I say sorry? How to handle complaints – and how to learn from them

While patient feedback can be difficult to hear, showing empathy may help resolve issues

COVID-19: how to lead and support your team in the second wave

Advice from senior nurses on preparing and assisting staff to cope with the months ahead

Why blood samples are rejected and how to reduce the risk of error

Diagnosis and treatment can be delayed if the lab says a sample is unsuitable to process

NHS pension scheme remedy: weighing the options for nurses

Find out about the public sector pensions consultation, and what it means for you

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