Clinical nurse specialist Jess Wilson says oral storytelling can help to develop a therapeutic relationship in mental health settings. She trains other staff in how to use storytelling to ease patients’ stress, reduce anxiety and calm volatile situations
Paediatric emergency nurse Drew McDonald won the Child Health category in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 for his project developing a sepsis recognition tool for triage. He talks to Elaine Cole about the positive effect that winning the award has had on his practice and his personal development
Children’s nurses Lucy Andrews and Karen Higgins took a leap of faith to set up a small nursing home providing a different kind of care for children with complex conditions. Here they tell the story of their struggles and successes
Two advanced nurse practitioners initiated and developed the world's first dedicated service to help patients affected by the rare condition neuromyelitis optica
RCN Nurse of the Year 2017 winner Melanie Davies speaks of ‘lovely legacy’ for patient.
The search for the best in nursing is under way with the launch of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018, the profession’s top accolade.
RCNi Nurse Awards are open for entries as the search begins for the outstanding projects of...
Nominations are now open for the 2018 RCNi Nurse Awards.
The search for the best of the best in mental health nursing is underway with the launch of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018, the profession’s top accolades.
Emergency Nurse welcomes nominations for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 to recognise and celebrate staff delivering outstanding work under severe pressure.
Nursing Mangement welcomes nominations from senior nurses for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 to recognise and celebrate staff who are finding new ways to put patients at the heart of care.
Man on a mission Cliff Evans was sent on a secondment to work at Medway Maritime hospital in Kent in a bid to tackle high mortality rates and low staff morale.
A community service designed to help people with osteoporosis avoid secondary fragility fractures is seeing great results
For parents of children living with complex healthcare needs life can be fraught but at Sunflowers Care – a home away from home – children are able to get the support they need.
Thanks to consultant nurse Cliff Evans and a team of senior staff, patients at a Medway NHS Foundation Trust emergency department, Kent, are no longer being treated in corridors.
A team of learning disability nurses has created an end of life care package for clients that is helping them have a good death while supporting them to live their lives to the full.
A nurse-led training initiative has given staff in a hostel for homeless people the skills and confidence to care for clients at the end of their lives.
Healthcare assistant Elaine Cooney, highly commended at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 for improving the experience of patients with a rare cancer, gives up her own time to make sure patients and their families are prepared for hospital