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.


Nursing Standard podcast guest Janie Brown shares tips on good communication
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Nursing Standard podcast: how to be a good communicator

Compassionate communication tips from cancer nurse and author Janie Brown

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Nursing Standard podcast: support for students with a disability or impairment

Ricky Baker talks about his dyspraxia as part of a discussion of reasonable adjustments

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Pay rise for nurses: a better deal can no longer be a matter for debate

The case for fair pay in the NHS is crystal clear, and it is made every day by this pandemic

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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

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

Critical care nurse and yoga practitioner Sacha Rowlands
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Nursing Standard podcast: stress relief for busy nurses

Critical care nurse and yoga practitioner Sacha Rowlands’ relaxation techniques

Christine Braithwaite
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Nursing Standard podcast: what is professional regulation?

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

Royal College of Nursing Fellows medal
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2020 RCN fellowships: meet the nursing professionals honoured with this year’s awards

College recognises exceptional practitioners, researchers, educationalists and leaders

Nurse's morning routine eating a healthy breakfast
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Nursing Standard podcast: nurses’ well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic

Psychotherapist and lecturer Colin Hughes on easing stress and psychological support

NS Student being viewed on a laptop
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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

Picture shows Shawn McLaren (left) with RCNi senior nurse editor Richard Hatchett
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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

Sue West – revalidation podcast
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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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