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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Nurses’ uniform: is it time to ditch the dress for good?

Lessons may be learned from the workwear experience of nurses in the pandemic

Louise Newson
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Nursing Standard podcast: is it work-related fatigue… or the menopause? A nurse’s guide

Menopause specialist Louise Newson discusses how to deal with the life changes it brings

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Is nursing a calling or a career choice?

The idea of nursing as a vocation is at odds with a professional image – and salary to match

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Nursing Standard podcast: providing on-the-street care

Advanced nurse practitioner Rosa Ungpakorn talks about her award-winning outreach project

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Nursing Standard podcast: how to find a good digital mental well-being app

Digital health scientist Jorge Palacios on finding the best online therapeutic interventions

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Shift patterns: why nurses deserve greater say over when they work

Ability to plan around work commitments is key to nurses’ work-life balance

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

Photo of Ricky Baker, a newly qualified nurse with dyspraxia, with logo of Nursing Live event inset
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Nursing Standard podcast: support for students with a disability or impairment

Ricky Baker talks about reasonable adjustments. Hear more on inclusion at Nursing Live

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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

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