Erin Dean

Issuing fit notes: what does the change in legislation mean for nurses?

All you need to know about written statements on fitness for work, plus the training required

Polio: why it is in the news and how nurses can safeguard children

Nurses are urged to check if patients and their children are vaccinated

Period policies: why every workplace should have one to support staff

Creating healthy workplaces with from menstruation to menopause

How a practice education facilitator can help you get the most out of your placement

The role supports students in clinical practice and ensures NMC standards are met

When managers experience compassion fatigue

Trying to ease constant pressures and support staff can take a toll – here’s how to seek help

Monkeypox: should we be worried and are nurses at increased risk?

How to spot signs, identifying risk factors and understanding the treatment options

RCN congress 2022: how does it work, and what’s on the agenda this year?

Financial hardship, overwork and compassion fatigue are among the issues for debate

Pressure to work overtime: how to say no and prioritise work-life balance

If you’re working extra hours it may well be unpaid – and it may well be damaging your health

Macmillan nurses: find out about the wide range of NHS roles supported by the charity

It’s a huge force in UK cancer nursing, so could Macmillan have the right job for you?

Type 1 diabetes in children: an overview of the condition and its management

Nurses are seeing more children with type 1 diabetes: a round up of treatment and advice

How to speak to people with less survivable cancers

Good communication and trusting relationships between nurse and patient are vital

Skin damage at work: the personal cost of COVID-19 handwashing and PPE wearing

Red, cracked skin is not only painful but a safety risk – and it’s still affecting many staff

Acting-up pay and rebanding: are you rewarded for taking on extra responsibility?

Advice on what to do if your pay and job description no longer reflect the work you do

Specialist palliative care and the holistic work of Marie Curie nurses

Career opportunities with the charity, whether caring for people at home or in a hospice

OSCEs: tell me what they involve and how I can prepare for them

Nursing lecturers share their advice on how to shine at these practical assessments

Child refugees: how nurses should assess their needs

Nurses need to be aware of safeguarding as well as physical health needs

Safe mobilisation and how to keep a patient’s falls risk in perspective

Deconditioning happens fast – which is why supporting mobility is a nursing priority

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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