Jennifer Trueland

Nursing Standard

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

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

Nursing Management

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

Nursing Standard

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

Learning Disability Practice

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

Learning disability nurses and campaigners offer advice to improve care

Nursing Standard

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 Practice

Mental health: delivering specialist support and care for military veterans

New service Op COURAGE provides specialist services for veterans

Accreditation
Nursing Children and Young People

Nurses play key role in UK children’s hospital becoming first in Europe to achieve award

Nottingham Children’s Hospital gains Pathway to Excellence accreditation

Nursing Standard

Nursing, a career that runs in families… or does it?

Second and third generation nurses on whether their career was inspired by family role models

Nursing Older People

Older people’s nurses and mental health: strategies to cope and support colleagues

The pandemic has been tough, but there are ways to help maintain well-being

Mental Health Practice

Older people abuse: how nurses can spot the signs and what to do about it

It is vital that nurses recognise abuse, be it physical, emotional, financial or sexual

Learning Disability Practice

How a son’s drawings for his mum turned into a valuable autism nursing resource

Leading learning disability nurse says My Mummy is Autistic has lessons for all nurses

Nursing Standard

Common but crushing: how skin conditions can affect mental health

The information you need to support patients coping with ‘just a skin condition’

Mental Health Practice

How a beauty salon boosts creativity and recovery on a psychiatric intensive care unit

Shannon Ward’s move into beauty therapy helps patients to better mental health and recovery

Nursing Standard

Domestic abuse: how to spot the signs and support colleagues who may be affected

Nurses in all sectors will have contact with victims, but can also be at risk themselves

Nursing Standard

Fair pay, safe staffing and support during COVID-19: priorities for nursing in 2021

The RCN general secretary on being an advocate for nursing in its most difficult year to date

Nursing Older People

During the pandemic care home nurses have proven there is more than one front line

In a changed world, care home nurses have shown that they have the skills to care for people with multiple and complex needs

Nursing Standard

Odd man out: weighing up the profession’s gender balance problem

Recent recruitment ads sparked a backlash, so how can nursing attract more men?

Theresa Fyffe, RCN Scotland director, who will retire in January 2021
Nursing Standard

Safe staffing champion: ‘role was my chance to be loud and proud and promote nursing’

As she prepares to retire, RCN Scotland director reflects on nursing and COVID-19

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