Lynne Pearce

From care assistant to registered nurse: taking the foundation course route

Two students’ experiences of juggling a nursing course and placements with a care home role

Agency nurses: why we need to challenge outdated stereotypes

How the right support and training can make the most of this vital healthcare workforce

Diagnosis of respiratory symptoms

New guidance offers pragmatic advice on the safest approach during the pandemic

What innovations in care for older people have emerged during pandemic?

British Geriatrics Society seeks to learn from successes and failures during COVID-19

Why using the terminology of ‘pain catastrophising’ can be harmful

Patients experiencing chronic pain think the term belittles how they are affected

Drama workshops are helping nursing students to find their voice

Performance specialist Alex Mermikide's resources develop confidence and communication skills

Cancer care: how can nurses help reduce inequalities faced by BAME patients?

Cancer patient experience research commissioned by NHS England reveals ‘deeply disturbing’ findings

Social prescribing for well-being: how nurses can combat loneliness and isolation

Connecting people to support and services is more important in the wake of COVID-19 than ever

Dementia awareness and diagnosis: looking beyond the learning disability

How an Admiral nurse aims to empower individuals and help nurses identify early age dementia

How are your bowel motions? The question nurses need to ask

Patients may be embarrassed to talk about bowel problems, but help is available

Infection prevention and control in emergency departments during the COVID-19 pandemic

New RCEM guidelines aim to protect staff and patients from the spread of infectious diseases

People with learning disabilities are especially vulnerable to domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence: a nurse innovation helping people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities can be especially vulnerable to domestic violence and abuse

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COVID-19: how to make PPE less daunting for people with learning disabilities

Public Health England has issued guidance for staff in care homes

When social media becomes a minefield for nurses

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

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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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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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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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

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