Erin Dean

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More than a headache: how migraine treatment often falls short

Even though migraine is common, there’s a lack of understanding of it, even among nurses

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Video consultations

Remote nursing consultations: how to get them right

Video consultations are here to stay. Here’s how to prepare for this ‘new normal’ in care

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COVID-19: how lockdown affects children’s risk of home accident injury

Spending more time at home means parents must be even more vigilant

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Asthma management during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 and severe asthma: what to advise patients

NICE guidance on managing severe asthma in adults and children during the pandemic

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BAME staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: how can we protect BAME nurses during the crisis?

The pandemic has disproportionately affected BAME people and the NHS has been slow to react

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Home nutrition

COVID-19 nutritional advice

Nutritional advice to help patients during and after COVID-19 has been published

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COVID-19 pandemic presents new challenges for learning disability nurses

People with learning disabilities and autism may need help to understand the virus and effects on everyday life

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A woman in scrubs standing in a clinical area, reflecting on her experiences at work

How to use your COVID-19 experience for reflective practice

Amid the upheaval of the pandemic, nurses can use reflection to process their experiences

Rheumatology nursing: your guide to the new RCN competency framework

Skills and career framework aims to support the development of rheumatology nurse roles

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COVID-19: how to avoid skin damage while wearing PPE

Expert advice for nurses on minimising the effects of prolonged use of masks and visors

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COVID-19: NICE guidance on community and end of life care

NICE has published guidance on treating the symptoms of COVID-19 in patients at home

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Picture shows two medics in discussion. Lack of personal protective equipment allows nurses to take a decision to protect themselves, RCN guidance says.

COVID-19: when you can refuse to treat a patient due to inadequate PPE

The implications for nurses of RCN guidance on care provision and inadequate PPE

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COVID-19: the steps to take when your shift ends to stay safe at home

Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say? 

How one social enterprise has transformed respiratory care

Melissa Canavan took the risky step of leaving her job to set up a new business
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COVID-19: nurses say they are not getting adequate PPE

A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives 

Dementia and the prescription of antipsychotics in hospital

Key points for nurses from a dementia audit by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
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COVID-19: how the NHS and the nursing profession have coped so far

As lockdown continues, we take stock of the impact on and response from services and staff
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COVID-19: implications for people receiving cancer treatment

NICE has published new guidance about cancer care during the pandemic

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