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Healthcare assistant Lisa Morgan in a ward at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. She has improved the care of children facing cardiac surgery through a training package for care and support staff and other initiatives.
Nursing Children and Young People

How a healthcare assistant made the operating theatre a less scary place for children

Award-winner Lisa Morgan's innovations help to ease the anxieties of children

StreetDoctors North East London nurse team Munira Patel, Aoife Scanlan, Rachel Moisan, Izzy Howes and Charlotte Green
Nursing Standard

Knife crime: teaching young people the skills they need to help save lives

The nurses and students breaking down barriers to help educate and protect young people

Dementia Carers' Support Service carers and volunteers
Nursing Older People

Volunteers are transforming the care of people with dementia

The Dementia Carers’ Support Service helps carers draw on the experience of volunteers

DaisyMeakin and Loretta Peck
Nursing Older People

Dementia Carers’ Support Service was invaluable when I was caring for my dad

The service helped Loretta Peck care for her father – and prompted her to become a nurse

Practice nurse manager Emma Williamson studied her practice’s leg ulcer care and devised a pathway that improved healing, reduced spending and freed nurses’ time.
Primary Health Care

Practice nurse transforms pathway for leg ulcer care

A nurse studied her practice’s leg ulcer care and devised a new pathway that improved healing

girl and boy at workshop
Nursing Standard

Under the radar: why young carers are missing out on the support they need

A nurse-led initiative is challenging the lack of recognition often felt by child carers

Mental Health Practice

Team offers intensive support to enable service-users to live independently

Rehabilitation by award-winning team enables people with mental illness to live at home

Emergency Nurse

ED nursing team makes end of life care a priority

How one trust created a pathway to enable people to die at home

Alice Waddington, Emily Hesketh and Eve Kavanagh
Nursing Standard

Ensuring everyone has a voice: a communication tool for non-verbal patients

RCNi Nurse Awards student winners spread the word about their Makaton language resource

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Cancer Nursing Practice

Nurse-led research into sarcoma may lead to earlier diagnosis

Study into this cancer has produced so much evidence it could lead to swifter diagnosis

Men's shed
Nursing Standard

How a shed became a sanctuary for a community of men who felt ‘left behind’

Our 2019 Patient’s Choice Award winner created a haven for men facing social isolation

Rachel Luby
Mental Health Practice

How one nurse helped break the taboo of talking about sex in mental healthcare settings

Rachel Luby impresses RCNi Nurse Awards judges with her determination and approach

Amy Dugdale
Cancer Nursing Practice

The Macmillan nurse who is extending lives with ovarian cancer screening

More women are getting access to vital medication thanks to a nurse-led testing service

Learning Disability Practice

Learning disabilities team transforms hospital experience and culture of care

Team has reduced hospital stays and introduced 'champions' network and training

Tara Matare
Nursing Standard

The leadership strategy that changed the way others – and my team – saw our department

Does your work deserve wider recognition? Be inspired to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Connette Pahed
Nursing Standard

Rapid triage: award-winning action plan slashes four-hour target breaches

How an emergency nurse practitioner team transformed an under-pressure eye casualty service

Broderick and Oram
Nursing Children and Young People

Nurse develops community oxygen-weaning guideline for neonates with chronic lung disease

Joanna Broderick’s award-winning work has improved safety and enhanced patient autonomy

Nursing Older People

Care home initiative reduces falls without curbing residents’ activities

Embracing positive risk has reduced falls and let residents pursue activities they enjoy

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