Erin Dean

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Stroke response: how to act FAST and support recovery

Ensure your patients get the best care, from emergency treatment to rehabilitation referral

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Frightened to phone in sick? You’re not alone, survey finds

Presenteeism and how ill health doesn’t feel like a good enough reason to stay off work

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Admiral Nurses: what do these varied roles in dementia care involve?

Find out about the CV you need, and the salary and career development you can expect

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Migraine: how to head off symptoms and when to seek medical advice

Find out what you and your employer can do to reduce severity or even prevent onset

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Advice on how to identify symptoms and diagnose serious infectious illness in children

Paediatric early warning score could help to identify children at risk of serious illness

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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