Lynne Pearce

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When social media becomes a minefield for nurses

It is possible to stay professional while engaging in robust debate… isn’t it?

Eunice Ezeani

Nursing in the UK: my advice for international nurses

A Nigerian nurse who has settled in England explains how she helps others do the same

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Remote support for families during COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: supporting people with dementia during the pandemic

How an Admiral nurse has adapted her role to help families cope during the crisis

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Think theory 19

Let’s quash the criticism of nursing students opting for theory-only studies

Those continuing their studies online amid COVID-19 need support, not judgement

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Nathan Harrison

COVID-19: how working at the Nightingale has changed my student experience

Two students describe their first weeks in the workplace, and what has helped them cope

Picture shows woman cancer patient lying in a hospital bed.

New treatment possibility for some cancer patients

Larotrectinib is approved by NICE as an option for NTRK fusion-positive solid tumours

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Mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Life in lockdown: how social distancing complicates existing mental health conditions

Mental health nurses discuss how the pandemic affects clients and disrupts services

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Rebecca Hackfath

COVID-19: what it’s like working and studying in the middle of a pandemic

One student’s experience working at an isolation unit for mental health patients

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Nurses in a common room. Taking at-work breaks whenever you can is important. Picture: Neil O'Connor

How COVID-19 is affecting nurses’ mental health, and what to do about it

There are so many reasons to feel anxious about coronavirus, but help is out there

Surgery school speeds up cancer patients’ recovery

Promoting healthier lifestyles lifts general mood and prepares people for surgery

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Shopping volunteer delivering supplies

COVID-19: how a neighbourhood volunteer scheme is teaching me about leadership

One nursing student is coordinating a network of support for vulnerable community members

Picture shows a woman wearing household gloves and holding a cleaning sponge looking at patches of mould. Poor air quality in the home is linked to a range of health problems, and guidance from NICE suggests how to achieve improvements.

Improving air quality at home: what to advise patients

NICE guidance on risks for those with allergies or respiratory or cadiovascular conditions

The nurse leader who is determined to keep one foot on the front line of care

Emma Wadey is a nurse at the top of the NHS, but don’t ask her to give up clinical practice

I make clinical decisions at emergency incidents – and as a nurse I bring so much more

Pre-hospital emergency medicine consultant nurse Andy Thurgood on his challenging role

Is a return-to-practice course right for you?

How a 16-week programme tackles the challenges of returning after a career break

Our cancer experience: health professionals share their stories and offer advice

Two nurses and a breast surgeon offer a unique perspective on cancer care

Why being an overweight nurse matters - and what to do about it

Management support and simple steps can make a big difference to a growing problem

How nurses can promote healthy ageing and prevention

Prevention is the cornerstone of geriatric medicine

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