Lynne Pearce

Nursing Older People

Online repeat prescriptions: advice on how to order for care home residents

Information on setting up secure proxy access for care home staff for repeat prescriptions

Emergency Nurse

Safe sedation practice in the emergency department

New guidance from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine on advanced clinical practitioners’ airway management skills

Nursing Standard

Learning disability nursing: correcting those who ask ‘Is it real nursing?’

Student and NHS ambassador Helen Morgan is challenging misunderstandings about her field

Learning Disability Practice

Managing aerosol generating procedures in school for children with complex medical needs

Updated guidance covers children with a tracheostomy or respiratory difficulties

A Homeless Hope street clinic
Nursing Standard

My journey from rough sleeper to Queen’s Nurse

A nurse’s foot clinics for people living on the streets are inspired by her experience

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COVID-19 and mental health: retaining and recruiting nurses now and beyond the pandemic

New plan for England highlights the ‘unique selling points’ of mental health nursing

Nursing Standard

Menopause symptoms and period pain: identify women’s health conditions with confidence

Updated RCN resource also includes information on pregnancy, continence and sexual health

Nursing Older People

Guidance on visiting care homes during COVID-19

DHSC states that providers should enable indoor visits where the visitor has tested negative

Nursing Standard

Neuro-rehabilitation: supporting younger adults after stroke and acquired brain injury

Free one-year course for nurses targets care for this ‘overlooked’ patient group

Learning Disability Practice

Diabetes care: how a coin-sized device can monitor blood glucose levels continuously

Up to 3,000 people with learning disabilities set to benefit from ‘life-changing’ device

Nursing Standard

Why newly qualified nurses should not be put off working in general practice

COVID-19 vaccine delivery and a recruitment push will put practice nursing in the spotlight

Nursing Older People

How nurses can help to rehabilitate care home residents after COVID-19

Nurses can use their skills to unlock the potential for rehabilitation of older people in care homes

Nursing Standard

Learning to monitor blood glucose – a helping hand to safe and confident practice

Nursing students can practise taking blood samples with simulation device invented by a nurse

Liz Bishop
Nursing Standard

From nurse to trust chief: ‘my background informs my style of staff leadership’

Cancer centre chief executive’s own experience of being disciplined shaped her approach

Nursing Standard

Suicide deaths on railways: the nurse-led interventions that could save lives

Community engagement is key, says mental health nurse in groundbreaking Network Rail role

Emergency Nurse

How to manage patients who may be concealing drugs internally

RCEM has published guidance on managing cases of suspected internal drug trafficking

Prescribing
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Preparing to Prescribe toolkit: becoming a non-medical prescriber

Updated online resource is a step-by-step guide for nurses considering a prescribing course

Nursing Standard

Human trafficking and modern slavery: how nurses can support victims

What to look for, how to help – and what not to do if you if you suspect a patient is at risk

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