Jennifer Trueland

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

How you can help women with learning disabilities through menopause

Nurses need to make the most of resources available and ask questions related to menopause

Virtual wards: what are they and what do they mean for different nursing roles?

Services combine remote, hands-on and holistic nursing care – with new roles to match

Young onset dementia: how to spot it, and the symptoms you might not expect

Providing support for patients and their families, who crave tailored, age-appropriate care


Using every team member’s skills to improve the patient experience

The One Step at a Time initiative was set up following a nurse’s own experience of cancer

Gloves off: how to implement greener infection control with one small change

RCN Nursing Award winner Robert Vicente’s tips on cutting waste while maintaining safety

Meaningful activities in care homes: how to incorporate them into everyday life

Advice and ideas to support staff with this fundamental aspect of care

When patients withhold facts: how to spot untruths and encourage openness

‘White lies’ can jeopardise care, but they may just be a way to avoid judgement


Advance care planning: my tips for supporting patients in end of life decision-making

Our 2022 Patient’s Choice Award winner champions choice and communication to empower patients

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

Five nurses explain how they chose the specialty and what they love most about their role

Compassionate leadership: how to make it happen in your workplace

Empathy and inclusiveness can be hard to find in the hierarchies of the NHS

Opioids: when should you use them and what are the risks for patients?

The medications are used for managing acute pain but can cause side effects and addiction

Good continence care: tips and tools for nurses working in any setting

Find out how to ask patients the right questions, assess their symptoms and provide support

Nursing in social care: how leadership opportunities can change its image

Using career pathways and peer support to attract people to the sector

What is a nurse paramedic and could this master’s-level role suit you?

A new course integrates the two professions, allowing graduates to forge a new career path