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.


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

Nurse leans against a window, puffing out her cheeks and looking exhausted
Nursing Standard

No time for a break: nurses reveal what short-staffing is doing to their well-being

Whole shifts without a sip of water show what the national nurse shortage looks like close-up

A group of students in a corridor. The next generation need our support to thrive in nursing. Picture: iStock
Nursing Standard

To the nurses of tomorrow – hello and welcome

Take a look at our resources for nursing’s next generation, and existing workforce

A nurse asks another about their well-being
Nursing Standard

Tell us about your well-being at work – and what can be done to improve it

Our Nursing Standard survey will be used to influence policymakers

Return-to-practice nurse
Nursing Standard

NHS People Plan promises are simple – but keeping them won’t be

Pledges in the interim plan need to be backed up with concrete action on staffing

Nursing Standard

End of life care survey makes compelling case for staffing law

Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey reveals impact of staff shortages on nurses and patients

St Mary's
Nursing Standard

Youth violence charity finds people often more prepared to open up in emergency settings

Redthread’s violence intervention programme provides hospital-based support for young people

Liverpool_AAC
Nursing Standard

Substance misuse: ‘Doctors have a support service and so should nurses’

Congress hears of initiative to offer psychological help for nursing staff

careers website illustration
Nursing Standard

Nursing careers: website aims to demystify the range of jobs open to staff

Online resource explains progression opportunities for registrants and support workers

Jason Warriner
Nursing Standard

Nurses back public health strategy to prevent and reduce violence

But some at RCN congress say burden should not fall on nurses to report people at risk

Flavia Munn
Nursing Standard

Will convicting violent patients be an effective deterrent against attacks on nurses?

Trusts are taking legal action in a bid to put an end to violent attacks on NHS staff

Return to work
Nursing Standard

Return to practice: proposals aim to make process easier and faster

NMC plans include taking a competency test rather than a course

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