Elaine Cole

Cancer Nursing Practice

The RCNi Nurse Awards 2020 provide an opportunity to show what great work you are doing

Why not nominate yourself or a colleague for these prestigious nursing awards?

Emergency Nurse

Boost your specialty and profile by entering the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Nominate yourself or a colleague for these prestigious nursing awards

Pictured at RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 are (L-R) RCN council chair Sue Warner, clinical psychologist Kate Fillingham of East London NHS Foundation Trust, Rachel Luby and tv presenter Kate Garraway. Entries are now open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020.
Mental Health Practice

Award winners champion sexual health and rehabilitation of mental health service users

As entries open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020, past winners reflect on their career-...

Picture of RCNi Nurse Award 2019 winner Lindsay Rees
Nursing Older People

Could it be you? Entries now open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this prestigious nursing award in 2020

Picture of a hospital corridor where a medic is comforting a young woman. By walking in the shoes of carers whose loved ones are dying, teams of nurses are finding ways to improve support offered by their hospitals.
Nursing Standard

End of life care: finding out what matters to the families and carers of dying patients

The programme that helps nurses see care through the eyes of patients’ loved ones

RCNi Nurse Awards 2020 launches on 30 October, with entries invited in 11 categories
Nursing Standard

Could you be the RCN Nurse of the Year in the year of the nurse?

Entries open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020, your chance to promote your work and specialty

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

Rachel_Taylor_&_team
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

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