Daniel Allen

Nursing Standard

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

Nursing Standard

How to inspire and innovate at work

With persistence and the right support, every nurse can turn a good idea into better care

Emergency Nurse

Advanced practice: which path should nurses take?

How the advanced clinical practitioner role could affect the future of nursing

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Mental Health Practice

The Tavistock Clinic: where Sigmund Freud continues to influence nurses

Influenced by the Vienna-based ‘new psychology’ approach 100 years ago, the Tavistock Clinic – aka the ‘Tavi’ – in London is renowned as a psychodynamic hub where nursing staff apply their skills

Primary school children and education
Nursing Children and Young People

Guidelines promoting children’s physical and mental well-being largely overlook nurses’ role

The Department for Education has published draft guidance for schools in England to help children manage their academic, personal and social lives and become well-rounded individuals – but the RCN belives it is a mistake not to involve school nurses more

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Cancer Nursing Practice

Secondary breast cancer: charity’s study reveals inadequate levels of care and support

Breast Cancer Care urges Health Education England to fund continuing professional development programmes to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to help people with secondary breast cancer

Mental Health Practice

Personality disorders: how the new consensus statement seeks to improve care and understanding

Consensus statement looks to overturn stigma of personality disorders

Tony Bell
Nursing Children and Young People

Tributes paid to former Alder Hey nurse chief executive

Tony Bell helped the Liverpool children's hospital get through some tough times

Cancer Nursing Practice

Thyroid cancer treatment recommended by NICE

New guidance by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence sets out recommendations for NHS treatment be available on the NHS for thyroid cancer patients.

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Nursing Children and Young People

Young children do not learn from watching videos on smartphones

Study shows that children respond to videos on smartphone screens but do not benefit...

A woman sitting with a child on her knee
Nursing Children and Young People

Mothers caring for children with cancer need greater financial support

Study finds women parenting children with cancer have lower incomes than those with children...

Nursing Management

Robot wards: RCN congress discusses the future of AI technology in health and social care

With the use of robotics advancing into healthcare, what ramifications are there for staff and user privacy and safety?

Nursing Management

Data protection in the NHS: what new regulation means for you

Senior nurses are being urged to see the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a chance to bolster patient confidence in how digital information about them and their care is used.

999 Club
Emergency Nurse

'999 Club' aims to reduce children's fears of emergency departments

A recently-launched initiative gives children a flavour of what goes on in emergency...

Mental Health Practice

'Take the risks to better your career prospects'

Senior lecturer Nicola Evans, on how taking all opportunities can provide the best outcomes for your career, and how winning the RCN Wales Research in Nursing award broadened the horizons for child and adolescent mental health services.

Cancer Nursing Practice

New drug therapy for myeloma

A collaboration between Cancer Drugs Fund and National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has produced a new drug therapy available to some patients with myeloma

Nursing Children and Young People

Talking SENSE with young people caught up in traumatic events

The Survivors Assistance Network gives practical and emotional support to children and families who have experienced terrorism.

Mental Health Practice

When disaster strikes: the specialists in traumatic bereavement and conflict-related trauma

The Peace Foundation and consultant mental health nurse Nikki Lester are helping people with their grief