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

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 advert

Prime minister Boris Johnson clapping outside No 10 Downing Street. Picture: Alamy
Nursing Standard

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

Brian Webster and Dean McMaster on the Nursing Standard podcast
Nursing Standard

Nursing standard podcast: student placements during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

montage of images of nursing staff who died in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nursing Standard

In remembrance: we invite you to share memories of colleagues who died in the pandemic

We hope online Book of Remembrance will be a comfort to bereaved families of nursing staff

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

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

Constipated colon
Nursing Standard

Nursing Standard podcast: preventing and managing constipation

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

Waterloo street art - NHS heroes
Nursing Standard

Nurses deserve a pay rise fit for ‘heroes’

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

Ruth Harris
Nursing Standard

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

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

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

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

DNA
Nursing Standard

Podcast: what does genomics mean for nurses?

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

Older nurse mentoring a young nurse
Nursing Standard

Want to retain staff? Play the generation game

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

Jane Wills
Nursing Standard

Nursing Standard podcast: is your workplace making you unhealthy?

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

Laurence Drew, Deanna Hodge and Amy Dopson of Surrey University
Nursing Standard

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

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

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

Nursing Standard Christmas podcast
Nursing Standard

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

Nursing Standard podcast on the joys of nursing at Christmas

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

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

Nursing Students
Nursing Standard

Nursing Standard podcast offers top tips for students

Four nursing students from the University of Surrey give the inside track on student life

women discussing menopause in the workplace, using an information leaflet to help them
Nursing Standard

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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