Lynne Pearce

Nursing Standard

Overseas nurse recruitment: how to ease the transition for staff who are far from home

A nurturing approach from employers makes acclimatisation easier for new recruits

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Nursing Standard

Tax relief: find out how much you could be claiming back

How to get a refund or money off your tax bill for expenses, from membership fees to laundry

Emergency Nurse

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: what nurses need to know

A new report shows value of early interventions and community CPR training

Nursing Standard

Island nursing: why it’s rich in career opportunities as well as work-life balance

A nurse explains the professional rewards of finding a job on a small island

Nursing Standard

DNACPR notices: what nurses need to know

Nurses’ input can inform a decision about whether to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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Primary Health Care

Diabetes: preparation of insulin syringes for home use

Issues to be addressed in pre-loading insulin syringes for later use by someone with diabetes

Nursing Standard

Pop-up hospital helps students make up for placements lost to COVID-19

University offers practical experience with clinical scenarios role-played by student peers

Cancer Nursing Practice

Cervical cancer: how the NHS at-home HPV testing trial is being rolled out

Cervix home HPV testing kits will help address shortfall in screening attendance

Nursing Standard

From burnout to a top job in nursing research: what I’ve learned

Senior nurse researcher Jill Maben shares her tips for a move into research

Nursing Standard

Heartburn and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease – how to support patients

GORD is a common condition with debilitating symptoms that should not be underestimated

Mental Health Practice

Mental health and well-being: nurse’s initiative helps rugby players tackle their issues

State of Mind charity has potentially saved dozens of lives

Nursing Standard

Infection prevention and control nursing: could it be your next career move?

The COVID-19 pandemic has given infection prevention and control extra impetus

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Nursing Children and Young People

Chronic pain management in children and young people

New guidelines focus on physical, psychological and pharmacological interventions

Cancer Nursing Practice

Lung cancer or COVID-19? How to differentiate between their similar presentations

A new resource helps patients and nurses differentiate between the symptoms

Nursing Standard

Critical care in the community: how a secondment has expanded my skills and experience

RCN Nurse of the Year Ana Waddington is pushing her boundaries in a mobile response unit role

Nursing Standard

Music and dementia: how playlists can promote person-centred care

Learn how to promote sensitive, tailored use of music in care settings

Nursing Children and Young People

Looked after children: a framework for better outcomes

Revised guidance details roles and competencies required of healthcare staff

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Nursing Standard

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