Erin Dean

Steep rise in NHS staff absence: do you feel under pressure to fill the gaps?

Find out about your rights to time off as your work life hits new levels of stress

Are you a disordered eater? How being a nurse could be putting you at risk

Protected mealtimes are helpful to patients, so maybe it’s time you had them too

Skin damage caused by PPE

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

Self-rostering and e-rostering: flexible ways to schedule shifts

Challenges, benefits and guidance for the implementation of alternative rostering methods

Coping with work stress: are you turning to food, alcohol or antidepressants?

Our well-being survey suggests many nurses are struggling to find healthy outlets for stress

Preparing for a tutorial

Preparing for a tutorial: tips and advice for students

Lecturer and nurse Amy Dopson’s guide to getting the most out of these one-to-one sessions

Maternity leave and pay: what nurses are entitled to and employers’ obligations

A guide to the complex rules on pay and time off for pregnant staff and their partners

Diabetes distress and denial: finding ways to help patients cope with their diagnosis

For some people, diagnosis and the ensuing lifestyle changes can be overwhelming

How to improve patient care – and save the planet at the same time

Small sustainable changes can make a huge impact on the health of your patients and the world

What does being a Queen’s Nurse mean and could it improve your practice?

The title recognises high standards of person-centred care in community nursing

No gimmicks or empty gestures: the well-being support staff really need

Tea tents are no use if you can’t take a tea break; initiatives should start with the basics

Toy policeman figure

Button batteries, plastic toys and coins: treating children who ingest foreign bodies

More children and teenagers are attending EDs due to ingested foreign objects

Periods at work: is nurses’ health at risk through long shifts and lack of breaks?

Nurses face discomfort and anxiety because menstrual health is not a workplace priority

Dying at home: not enough community staff to support a good death, nurses say

Survey highlights ‘perfect storm’ of too few staff and more end of life care at home

Gloves, water bottles and waste reduction: how you can be greener at work

Simple changes every staff member can make, from virtual meetings to rethinking single-use

Lone working: safety measures to support nurses at risk of abuse or attack

Nurses who work alone are particularly vulnerable. Here’s how teams can prioritise safety

How raising concerns makes a difference – and how to go about it

Students may be hesitant to raise safety risks or bullying, but support is available

Making change happen: how to introduce fresh ideas and bring your colleagues with you

Implement and sustain your vision with maximum collaboration and minimum stress

Pages