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.

Khetsiwe Dlamini
Nursing Standard

Donald Trump’s victory has strengthened the resolve of gender equality campaigners, UN Women chief of staff tells nurses

The battle for gender equality has become ‘even more determined and stubborn’ in the wake of the US presidential election result, the RCN International Centenary Conference heard.

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Fathers key to tackling child health crisis, say senior nurses

Fathers are being left out of involvement in their children’s healthcare with potentially devastating consequences, international nursing experts will hear today.

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Record numbers of NHS staff having flu vaccination, figures reveal

A record number of front-line NHS staff including nurses have received flu vaccinations this year.

Hospice choir
Nursing Standard

Hospice choir hoping for Christmas number one

A nurse and a 94-year-old patient are among the singers hoping for a hit single this Christmas.

Amanda Burston
Nursing Standard

Specialist domestic abuse advisors in hospitals 'help nurses support victims'

Introducing specialist domestic abuse advisors in hospitals would help nurses to better...

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Graduates of England's first-ever nursing degree course reunited

A trailblazing group of women who campaigned to create England’s first nursing degree...

Cancer nurse
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New framework for cancer nursing launched

A new framework for cancer nursing has been launched that will allow nurses to match their skills to specific roles and provide clear career pathways.

Shona Robison
Nursing Standard

NHS risks losing highly-skilled workers amid Brexit uncertainty

Scotland’s health secretary has warned of the risk of losing skilled workers amid post-Brexit uncertainty.

Peter Carter
Nursing Standard

Former RCN general secretary appointed interim chair of NHS trust

Former RCN general secretary Peter Carter has been appointed interim chair of an NHS trust.

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US nurses must ‘heal divisions’ in wake of Donald Trump election victory

Nurses in the US must help to unite the country – and ensure healthcare for all – after the shock election result.

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Nurse consultant appointed to key chemotheraphy role

Lesley Sheen is believed to be only one of five chemotherapy nurse consultants in the UK

Sharon Aldridge-Bent
Nursing Standard

Nurse academic to head QNI’s community leaders programme

Scheme will be available to experienced Queen’s nurses with the potential to secure a senior board-level position in the next 3-5 years

Ben Poku
Nursing Standard

Army nurse features in poppy appeal campaign

Army nurse Ben Poku is featuring in a Royal British Legion campaign for this year’s poppy...

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Emergency Nurse

Emergency nursing in ‘grip of an unprecedented exodus of staff’

Emergency nursing is in the grip of an unprecedented exodus of staff, a leading nurse said as a major new report warned of another tough winter ahead.

Prison nursing
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Nurses are central to protecting physical health of prisoners

Nurses must ensure patients in prison receive the same standard of care as those outside, new guidance says.

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Nurse flu jab drive underway

The annual drive urging nurses and other healthcare staff to have their free flu vaccination...

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Discussing organ donation with relatives ‘best left to specialists’

Only specialist nurses and lead doctors should speak to distressed families about the...

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More awareness needed on end of life rights, says charity

Few people have a legally-binding document to refuse life-sustaining care or to have a...