Erin Dean

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

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

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

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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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Type 2 diabetes remission: how to help patients lose weight and eliminate medication use

The DiRECT trial has shown the benefits of rapid weight loss

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Could coronavirus vaccination become compulsory for nurses?

Mandatory vaccination and the rights of individuals and employers

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Shoes for nurses: how to choose the right footwear for your comfort and safety

Comfortable and protective shoes are an essential part of the nursing uniform

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Virtual fitness to practise hearings: a guide for registrants and witnesses

Remote FtP proceedings are here to stay – find out what this could mean for you

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Demoralised and let down: your response to pay offer ‘insult’ after year of sacrifices

What nurses told a Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey about pay, staffing and the pandemic

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COVID-19 and acute kidney injury – do you know how to identify patients at risk?

AKI is linked to COVID-19, and the pandemic has affected both its incidence and demographics

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Urinary incontinence: it’s common in nurses, but are you ignoring the symptoms?

Demographic and occupational factors increase the risk, but it’s important to seek help early

Emergency Nurse

Perplexing presentations: how to act on fabricated or induced illness

Guidance for nurses on identifying and safeguarding children at risk

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Opioid prescribing: tackling the ‘time bomb’ of long-term use and addiction

How to spot red flags, advise patients and help them find other ways to cope

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Supporting patients with IBS: dietary advice and care to improve quality of life

What you need to know to help reduce the impact of this chronic, often debilitating condition

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Emergency Nurse

Anaphylaxis: how to make a swift diagnosis, treat, monitor and advise patients

What nurses should know about this systemic allergic reaction and medical emergency

Nursing Children and Young People

Breastfeeding: why nurses need to encourage and support mothers with babies in hospital

The RCN’s latest guidance offers advice on promoting breastfeeding in children’s wards

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Human and animal bites: assessment, treatment and when to use antimicrobials

Advice from NICE on how to treat patients with bite wounds

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Nursing leadership: which type is right for you?

Effective leadership can inspire staff and improve care

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