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.
New and outgoing RCN presidents struck by patients’ appreciation of nurses during ward visits
This year’s New Year honours list includes 27 members of the nursing profession
Increase – set to take effect by 2023 – means annual rise from £11 million to £25 million as CCGs expected to match funding
As the new year begins, we look back at the 15 most popular articles from the past 12 months.
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College says interim findings of external review will also be published shortly
Angela Hall wins prestigious award for her dedication in making dramatic improvements to care
College wants school nurse and health visitor posts to be returned to the NHS
Something of interest for every nurse as international nursing conference speeches go online
RCN survey of 600 nurses uncovers understaffing, job freezes and inadequate training, with staff forced to turn people away from sexual health clinics
Dogs should be used more widely in hospitals, says RCN
The number of nurses and health visitors in England has fallen, while senior managerial staff have increased, according to figures from NHS Digital
Women experience seasonal changes in their mood across the year, including more depression in winter, regardless of social and lifestyle factors, a study shows
Two in three nurses responding to a survey last year felt they had too little time to provide high quality care to dying patients. Nursing Standard and Marie Curie are now holding a second survey to see if this has changed a year on
A project helping newly qualified nurses to build resilience and cope with the stresses of the profession is proving to be a success.
Applying electricity to the brain by wearing a special cap boosts survival rates for people with an aggressive type of brain tumour, a clinical trial shows
More than a quarter of hip fractures in older women could be prevented by community screening for osteoporosis to help identify those at risk, researchers say
A single physical workout can give the heart immediate protection lasting for several days against cardiovascular disease, researchers say