Lynne Pearce

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Simulation gives students a short-cut to confidence

Simulation of emergencies requiring clinical decisions is instilling confidence in students

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NHS Retirement Fellowship rebrands to boost awareness

The group for retired NHS workers is looking to expand its membership

Mental health conference
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The mental health conference that felt more like a festival

Student-led conference on mental health nursing incorporated yoga, dance and social media

Charlie Gard protest
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Social media: a useful tool for nurses that can become a weapon against them

Nurses can be targets of online abuse – with even fellow registrants going on the attack

Jessica Davidson
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Forensic nursing: why I love this complex and unpredictable job

Senior forensic nurse Jessica Davidson is helping develop postgraduate education in her field

Breakfast with the chief nurse
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Breakfast with the chief nurse: breaking the ice with new and existing staff

How drop-in sessions offer a chance to hear concerns and resolve issues

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Mentoring: What’s in it for me?

Students and experienced nurses can learn from each other through a mentoring programme

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How can you make your trust the best place to work?

Leaders at two London trusts reveal how they empowered staff to improve practice

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The board game that helps everyone recognise they’re a leader

Nursing staff across all bands and roles take the lead – but often without recognising it

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The Europe-wide bonds that boost nursing students’ leadership potential

How membership of the Florence Network enriches preregistration programmes

Antimicrobial resistance
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Antimicrobial resistance: how you can make a difference

Feeling daunted by the AMR crisis? Here's how your daily practice can help turn the tide

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How to get the most out of reflective discussion

Reflection is more than a revalidation must-have – it can help you face challenges

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Reflective practice: your questions answered

Practical advice to help you improve your practice and complete revalidation

Carolyn Fox with ward staff
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How does your manager recognise excellent practice?

Chief nurse Carolyn Fox explains the power of celebrating what staff do well

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‘Effective CPR can be taught in less than 20 minutes – and that’s time well spent’

Nursing students in Scotland held a teaching event that trained more than 135 people

Sucad Yousuf and Idiatu Arewa
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From student to staff nurse: advice for a smooth transition

How to make the most of preceptorship, plus practical tips from educators and new registrants

Healthcare professionals and patient site around a table
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Shared decision-making: how nurses can help patients weigh up the issues

A person-centred approach will make interventions easier for patients to understand

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Chronic pain: how to support patients by asking the right questions

What you need to know about assessing an individual’s experience of pain