Flavia Munn

Flavia Munn is the editor of Nursing Standard. She is responsible for overseeing all the editorial content published daily on the Nursing Standard website and app, and its curation into our monthly print journal.

Flavia has over 15 years' experience as a health journalist, writing for newspapers and specialist publications aimed at the public, patients, nurses and doctors.


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Homepage of Nursing Standards's Book of Remembrance with foreward by Dame Donna Kinnair and a picture of lilies

Book of Remembrance: share your memories of nurses who lost their lives in pandemic

Online book is your chance to pay tribute to nursing staff who died

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Constipated colon

Nursing Standard podcast: preventing and managing constipation

Gastrointestinal expert Jennie Burch explains its causes and how to help patients

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Waterloo street art - NHS heroes

Nurses deserve a pay rise fit for ‘heroes’

Praise is welcome, but it’s time the profession secured a different kind of recognition

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Ruth Harris

Nursing Standard podcast: what is intentional rounding – and is it worth doing?

King's College London nursing professor Ruth Harris shares her research

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The army deliver a consignment of medical masks to St Thomas' Hospital, London. Picture:Getty Images

COVID-19: Nurses are here for the public – the government must be there for them

Delivering PPE supplies is a start, but staff will need further support on the front line

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Podcast: what does genomics mean for nurses?

Angela Cazeaux, Vicky Cuthill and Mark Radford discuss the role of genomics in nursing

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Older nurse mentoring a young nurse

Want to retain staff? Play the generation game

Learning what different generations of staff want from their job will keep them engaged

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Jane Wills

Nursing Standard podcast: is your workplace making you unhealthy?

Professor of health promotion at London South Bank University discusses her research

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Laurence Drew, Deanna Hodge and Amy Dopson of Surrey University

Nursing Standard podcast: practical guide to the NMC education standards

Nurse academics from University of Surrey share tips for getting the most from the framework

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illustration shows nurses in a variety of practice scenarios, showing how skilled and diverse the profession is

Yes, of course nursing is more than a ‘job for nice women’ – but tell that to the public

The image of nursing as women’s (low-skilled) work continues to hamper recruitment

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Nursing Standard Christmas podcast

Nursing Standard Christmas podcast: gifts, shifts, Good Samaritans and festive poetry

Nursing Standard podcast on the joys of nursing at Christmas

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Nurses offer spiritual care as part of their everyday practice, for example, by holding a patient's hand or asking what matters to them

Why spiritual care is not as abstract as you may think

It’s already part of your everyday nursing practice – whether you are aware of it or not

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Nursing Standard podcast offers top tips for students

Four nursing students from the University of Surrey give the inside track on student life
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Menopause: it’s time to revolutionise what The Change means for nurses at work

Employers must recognise nursing is especially challenging for women who are in the menopause
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No time for a break: nurses reveal what short-staffing is doing to their well-being

Whole shifts without a sip of water show what the national nurse shortage looks like close-up

To the nurses of tomorrow – hello and welcome

Take a look at our resources for nursing’s next generation, and existing workforce
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Tell us about your well-being at work – and what can be done to improve it

Our Nursing Standard survey will be used to influence policymakers
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NHS People Plan promises are simple – but keeping them won’t be

Pledges in the interim plan need to be backed up with concrete action on staffing

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