Erin Dean

A nurse standing at the hospital bedside of a young child is watched by the child as she holds a file on which she is filling out a paediatric early warning system chart
Emergency Nurse

How the new paediatric early warning system works and what it means for you

The system offers a standardised approach to responding when a child becomes seriously unwell

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Student hardship funds: what am I entitled to and how can I apply?

The support available if you find yourself struggling to make ends meet

News coverage
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Protect your well-being: how to stay calm when the world feels chaotic

Ways to maintain your focus and balance in the face of relentless grim news

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Bedbugs: identifying an infestation and what to advise patients

How to recognise and treat the bites and reduce your risk of bedbug exposure at work

Learning Disability Practice

Can a new training programme help fix the learning disability nurse shortage?

An innovative approach used in Plymouth could help pave the way to attracting new recruits

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What does a gender identity nurse specialist do – and could it be your next career move?

Find out about the role, the career development opportunities and the skills required

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Meet the nurses eliminating race-based inequalities in healthcare services

Nurses discuss how they challenge bias – find out about promoting diversity at Nursing Live

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Why nursing is undervalued – and how to challenge perceptions

Flawed perceptions of the profession are common. Find out how to articulate its value

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Urgent response in the community: could this be your next career move?

Community response teams need nurses who want to lead and practise autonomously

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De-escalation techniques: 7 tips for handling conflict situations

Tension occurs in every setting – these skills can help you manage it and stay calm

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Menopause-friendly workplace: 6 ways to be a supportive manager if staff are struggling

Tips on showing compassion at a time when many women feel forced to give up work

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What is imposter syndrome – and what can you do about it?

Imposter syndrome can erode self-confidence, but there are ways to defuse its negativity

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When a patient dies: how nurses in different settings cope with death

Advice and strategies to cope with the feelings you have after the death of a patient

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Blood transfusion risk: what you need to know to practise safely

How to avoid mistakes in the process that can have devastating consequences

A nurse in green scrubs looks out a window looking pensive and anxious
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Perimenopause symptoms: the impact on nurses’ home and work lives

The effects can be devastating. Learn more about it at Nursing Live, RCNi’s unique event

Hot weather
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Survival guide to working in the hot weather: how to stay cool on shift

Nursing work can be extra-punishing in the heat, but some simple actions can help

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Fundamental care: is competence being eroded in essential areas of practice?

Nurses voice concerns about routine bowel and wound care being missed

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Should I correct patients if they mistakenly call me ‘nurse’?

Many patients won’t spot the difference between a student and a nurse