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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Nursing Standard podcast: why students should prioritise their mental health

Nursing student Fran Hufton shares her experience and tips for staying well

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Our well-being centre is a hub for mental health support in these toughest of times

The pandemic is putting nurses under immense emotional strain, but we’re here to help

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Florence Nightingale's legacy for today's nurses is discussed in our podcast

Nursing Standard podcast: why the legacy of Florence Nightingale will never die

Nightingale biographer Mark Bostridge assesses the debt today’s nursing owes its pioneer

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Nursing Standard podcast: Good Samaritan acts and the off-duty nurse

Senior lecturer Carolyn Crouchman talks about her research into the duty of care

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If ministers make one new year’s resolution, it should be to fund nurses’ pay properly

Nurse staffing must be a priority area too – 2020 offers ample evidence of that

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Nursing Standard podcast: men in nursing – addressing the gender gap

Nursing student Kyle Sands joins a nurse lecturer to discuss their experiences

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End of life care in a pandemic: the emotional cost to nurses

I have seen first-hand how nurses rise to the challenge – but they must be offered support

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Critical care nurse and yoga practitioner Sacha Rowlands

Nursing Standard podcast: stress relief for busy nurses

Critical care nurse and yoga practitioner Sacha Rowlands’ relaxation techniques

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Christine Braithwaite

Nursing Standard podcast: what is professional regulation?

The Professional Standards Authority’s Christine Braithwaite offers a brief guide

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Royal College of Nursing Fellows medal

2020 RCN fellowships: meet the nursing professionals honoured with this year’s awards

College recognises exceptional practitioners, researchers, educationalists and leaders

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Nurse's morning routine eating a healthy breakfast

Nursing Standard podcast: nurses’ well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic

Psychotherapist and lecturer Colin Hughes on easing stress and psychological support

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NS Student being viewed on a laptop

Introducing NS Student: an online resource to improve your study and placements

Sign up now for a unique collection of learning modules, articles and careers advice

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Long-COVID, a term that is all too apt as we plan for our pandemic winter

Nurses must get the safeguards they deserve as they prepare for a second wave of infections
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Nursing Standard podcast: enteral feeding and its effects on patients

In our latest podcast, dietitian and lecturer Shawn McLaren talks about enteral feeding
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Nursing Standard podcast: your revalidation questions answered

NMC adviser Sue West’s advice for nurses, including how to present your COVID-19 experience
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Students can see the value in a nursing career – let’s not put them off

More people are starting nursing courses this year, despite an ill-conceived recruitment...
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There should be no need to explain why nurses deserve a pay rise now

After the COVID-19 crisis, many are rightly angry over the recent public sector increase
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Nursing standard podcast: student placements during the COVID-19 pandemic

Richard Hatchett meets two students to discuss their different experiences during the crisis

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