Jennifer Trueland

Care homes: could nurses in advanced clinical practitioner roles be key to change?

What good care could look like as care home nursing evolves

Violence against nurses: why do so many attacks go unreported?

How to support colleagues, increase reporting and response to incidents

Sexual exploitation of children: how to raise concerns

NSPCC warns of a rise in cases of child exploitation during the pandemic

12-hour shifts: love them or loathe them?

Compressed working hours may afford you more time off, but pose questions about safety

Compassion in nursing: how to develop and maintain your skills

It’s an essential part of nursing, but should extend beyond patient care to self-care

Chemotherapy: what you need to know about the safe handling of cytotoxic drugs

Nurses encouraged to learn more about dangers posed by cytotoxic drugs

How to delegate – and how not to: tips on team working and leadership

Delegation develops staff skills and confidence. Here’s what you need to know to do it well

Community nursing: tackling long-term effects of COVID-19 on older people with frailty

More services are concentrating on keeping people safe at home and encouraging self-care

How support workers have helped free up more time for cancer nurses to transform care

Macmillan’s 43 support workers have improved quality of service and patient experience

How one specialist personality disorder unit stopped using restraints and restrictions

Dialectical behavioural therapy has transformed nursing care in an inpatient recovery unit

Motivational interviewing: what is it and can it help initiate behaviour change?

Conversations that draw out patients’ own reasons to make a health change

The real-life Charlie Fairhead: how my career inspired Casualty character

Gary Jones talks about how it feels to have his nursing career portrayed on the small screen

Coping at all costs: how ‘toxic positivity’ may affect nurses and patients

A relentless ‘stay positive’ approach can be not only unhelpful but damaging

Older LGBT+ people’s care: how to create a safe, inclusive and comfortable environment

Heteronormative bias means older LGBT+ service users can feel unsafe and uncomfortable

Nurses and stress: how performing arts skills can improve self-care and communication

Training given by actors is helping NHS staff to look after themselves better

How to encourage and act on feedback from people with learning disabilities

Learning disability nurses and campaigners offer advice to improve care

The case that stays with me and how it’s changed my practice

Of the many patients a nurse sees, some have an impact that’s career-affirming – or altering

Mental health: delivering specialist support and care for military veterans

New service Op COURAGE provides specialist services for veterans

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