Lynne Pearce

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Children’s visits bring happy days to care home

A nursing home finds that inviting children to join residents in activities such as cooking...

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How to create a ‘take a break’ culture

Skipping breaks can put nurses' health at risk

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Pain management in children

Summary and nursing implications of the latest updates to clinical practice.

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Celebrating Nursing Practice: Seven of the best projects

Funding provided by the RCN Foundation will allow nurse innovators to develop and expand their local projects. The charity hopes the programme will have a lasting legacy

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Mentoring scheme supports nurses to develop ideas that make a difference

RCN project has attracted entrants from across the UK and at all career stages

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Develop your career and learn to look after yourself at RCNi jobs fair

Self-care workshop will emphasise importance of work-life balance

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Politics with a small p: if you engage, you can lead change

Political leadership and engagement isn’t just about party politics – it’s about being at the centre of decision-making

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A valuable lesson in working with other professions

Nursing students practise care scenarios with social care colleagues and therapists

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Critical care outreach: Supporting ward nurses and saving lives

At London’s University College Hospital a highly successful nurse-led team brings expert care to deteriorating patients wherever they are in the hospital. The impact of the critical care outreach role has been enormous since its introduction to the UK in 2000

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Making bedside handovers work for patients and staff

Good communication during handovers is an important aspect of nursing practice and there is growing acceptance that patients can and should be involved. But does bringing the handover to the bedside result in better care?

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Digital literacy part 6: The future of e-nursing

The final article in our six-part series on digital literacy considers the changes that e-health technologies are likely to bring to nursing and healthcare in the future

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Challenges and rewards of volunteer nursing in Bangladesh

Working in volunteer emergency nursing teams overseas is challenging but also rewarding and eye-opening, say members of a group from Kettering who helped care for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

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Digital literacy part 5: Staying safe online

The fifth article in our series on digital literacy explains how to safeguard confidential information about you, your patients and your organisation so you can enjoy the advantages of being an e-nurse

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Digital literacy part 4: Resources for community nursing

Our six part series continues with a review of ways in which community nurses can use digital technology to enhance patient care – and keep themselves safe

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Nursing course helps students shine with ‘being brilliant’ approach

Students on an adult nursing course are encouraged to fulfil their potential by adopting a ‘being brilliant’ attitude that also brings out the best in others

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Digital literacy part 3: Online learning resources

The third article in our six-part series explores digital learning as an aid to professional development. There are some pitfalls to avoid, but there is also plenty of high-quality content that can benefit qualified nurses and students

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Dignity in healthcare for people with learning disabilities

The RCN’s latest edition of its guidance Dignity in Health Care for People with Learning Disabilities features contributions from an expert panel of people with learning disabilities, alongside examples of good practice

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Digital literacy part 1: You can be an e-nurse

In the first of a series of six articles on digital literacy, Lynne Pearce offers a quick guide on what it means, why it matters and why you don’t have to be a ‘techie’ to make the technology work for you