Lynne Pearce

NICE guidance addresses wound cleaning
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Preventing and treating surgical site infections: what nurses need to know

Updated NICE guidance deals with antiseptic skin preparation, antibiotics and wound closure

Picture shows olaparib capsules. Olaparib inhibits enzymes that repair DNA in cancer cells.
Cancer Nursing Practice

Ovarian cancer and Olaparib: what nurses need to know

Olaparib can be a first-line treatment for ovarian cancer rather than after chemotherapy

nursing student is being supported on clinical placement
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New approach to nurse education affects every registrant – but are you ready?

NMC’s education standards take a fresh approach to supervision, assessment and leadership

Rachael Ward and Corrine Shore undertaking a pain assessment with a patient
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Pain management: steps for better care and faster recovery after surgery

Nurses are vital to good pain management – and this starts with a comprehensive assessment

Illustration showing integrated health and social care systems
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Helping nurses to integrate health and social care

Resources include a toolkit to support nurse leaders to make decisions about service redesign

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Simulation gives students a short-cut to confidence

Simulation of emergencies requiring clinical decisions is instilling confidence in students

Group of retirement-aged women. Photo: iStock
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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
Nursing Standard

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

Nursing Standard

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

health visitor with a patient
Nursing Standard

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

illustration of connections between European states
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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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Nursing Standard

How to get the most out of reflective discussion

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

illustration of nurse with multiple thought bubbles
Nursing Standard

Reflective practice: your questions answered

Practical advice to help you improve your practice and complete revalidation