Jennifer Trueland

A figure wearing a protective suit and mask covered with dust standing next to a sign warning of the danger of asbestos dust

Asbestos risk for nurses: why this is not a ‘danger of the past’

Most NHS estate buildings contain asbestos, but little is done to warn staff of their risk

When you’re the patient: what I learned from being on the other side

Four nurses talk about compassion, curiosity and what mattered most to them

UTIs in older people: how to recognise signs and manage symptoms

Tips to help you prevent or minimise adverse effects and potentially serious outcomes

A nurse with a tablet computer in front of her sits at a table talking to an older patient in his home 

Are virtual wards and hospitals at home the future of frailty care?

Services aimed at keeping people out of hospital are seeing a major expansion

A  woman with Down’s syndrome leans her head against a tree looking downcast and vulnerable

Gender-based violence: how to protect and support women with learning disabilities

A new strategy aims to improve support for women who are particularly vulnerable to abuse

How to introduce yourself to patients: 9 tips for students

Simple steps to enhance communication with patients from the outset

A young child with a bandaged head: head injury is a common cause of death and disability in people under 40 in the UK

Head injuries in children: what nurses need to know

Practical advice on treatment, safeguarding, support and rehabilitation

A nurse takes a reading from a monitor attached to a young woman in an oncology unit

Talking about cancer: what teenagers and young people want from nurses

Good communication, transparency and treating teenagers as young adults are key

Nurse with older woman looking at a tablet computer detailing her patient record: dementia diagnosis rates could be improved by a diagnostic tool with five criteria to check

Dementia diagnosis in care homes: how to find undetected cases

A project to send specialist nurses to assess care home residents shows promising results

Five nurses explain why they chose cancer nursing, from left to right: Ethna McFerran, Jane Ewang, Mary Tanay, Michelle Kenyon and Emma Harnett

Why I became a cancer nurse – and why it is still so inspiring to me

Nurses talk about how they came to work in the field and why their job is so special

Gastroenterology: what nursing students need to know about GI conditions and care

We ask expert nurses about caring for patients with digestive conditions

Climate emergency: how nursing students can lead greener practice

How to share your knowledge of greener practice with the whole nursing team

How to spot the signs of dementia earlier in people with learning disabilities

What nurses and carers need to know about early diagnosis and support services

Learning from mistakes: how to make error a springboard to safer practice

Care improvements can only happen when you feel safe to admit when things have gone wrong

Student leadership: how can I become one of the #150Leaders?

The #150Leaders programme is helping to build the nurse leaders of tomorrow

Sex and intimacy in care homes: what you need to know

How nurses can ensure residents express their sexuality with an awareness of safeguards

Why I became an emergency nurse – and why I love it

Five nurses explain why they chose emergency nursing and are still so passionate about it

A guide to complementary and alternative therapies

Advice for nurses on the potential benefits and harms of such therapies for patients