Erin Dean

Nursing Standard

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

Nursing Standard

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

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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

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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

Nursing Standard

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

Nursing Standard

Student debt: new nurses reveal the high cost of training in England

Becky Emmins tweeted about her almost £70K debt – and others replied with even larger amounts

Cancer Nursing Practice

Neutropenic sepsis: how to spot the signs and symptoms and take rapid action

Nurses need to be vigilant on this potentially fatal complication of anticancer treatment

Cancer Nursing Practice

Ovarian cancer: how to improve early diagnosis and management of the ‘silent killer’

Nurses need to be alert to possible symptoms at the earliest stage

Emergency Nurse

Sepsis in children: how to spot the signs and take immediate action

Children often present with atypical symptoms, delaying treatment

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How to survive night shifts: advice on protecting your health and well-being

Sleep expert Steven Lockley’s tips to help you establish good routines around night shifts

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Urosepsis: what to look for when treating a patient with a UTI

One in four sepsis cases are linked to urinary tract infection, so awareness is vital

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Catheters and urinary tract infections: how to reduce the risk

Nurses have a crucial role in catheter management and preventing infections

Nursing Children and Young People

Newborn blood spot testing for SCID: what you need to know

England to trial screening for severe combined immunodeficiency for the next two years

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The Sepsis Six tool: what it is and how to use it to assess a deteriorating patient

Implementing the infection control steps to improve outcomes and save lives

Learning Disability Practice

How nurses can support and improve the mouth care of people with learning disabilities

Service users often struggle to access suitable dental care

Cancer Nursing Practice

How to broach difficult subjects with your patients

Campaigner Liz O’Riordan sparked a debate on the cancer issues no one talks to patients about

Nursing Standard

Resilience: what it is – and what it isn’t

The term is controversial, but developing the skills can aid recovery from stress

Nursing Standard

Sickle cell crisis: step-by-step advice on spotting the signs and how to respond

Lack of knowledge of the blood disorder is common. Find out how to help your patients

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