Helen Quinn

‘Transactional leadership’ written on an arrow, with ranks of wooden figures in its wake, the foremost one painted red: Transactional leadership can help achieve short-term goals and provide clear direction and structure

What is transactional leadership and how can I use it?

It may be an unpopular tool in a nursing manager’s box, but it can be effective

Racism in the NHS: do you feel safe to stand up and be counted in your workplace?

Tips on how to challenge discrimination – whether you experience it, or witness it

Tattoos and skin health: spotting signs of melanoma and treating rashes and infections

How to manage adverse reactions and what tattoos mean for early skin cancer detection

The therapeutic relationship: how rapport with patients aids shared decision-making

In an overstretched NHS, the nurse-patient relationship is more important than ever

Effective communication with children and young people: tips and tricks

How to engage with younger patients and ensure they understand their care

Safeguarding children from the risk of medication errors

Evidence shows children are the most vulnerable to mistakes in prescribing

How a trauma-informed approach can improve gynaecological screening uptake

Gynaecological screening can be difficult for women with experience of sexual abuse

Trauma-informed care: why it should be part of every nurse’s practice

One in three adults has experienced trauma, which can affect mental and physical health