It may seem harmless, but you need to consider the image of the profession and your employer
There are degrees of sickness and not all of them mean nurses are unfit for any work at all
Until the NMC clarifies its position on CPR, nurses and employers may face a practice...
Public perceptions of the acceptability of nurses’ online behaviours and e-professionalism
Issues to consider when a patient’s capacity to give consent is intermittent
It may seem like a simple switch, but there’s usually more to it, advises Marc Cornock
Here's why off-duty and uniform might not be a great look
It’s best to meet your friends when you’re on your break – or wait until you’ve finished work
Nurses who eat spare meals allocated to patients could be in breach of the Code
As a nurse, it's important to avoid being seen to endorse a product or service
Patients are sometimes allowed to see bedside notes but have no automatic right to do so
Holiday allowance is a legal right but when you take it must be arranged with your employer
Nurses could be struck off or even face criminal charges for administering medicines wrongly
A court case more than three decades ago helped to define the rights of children under 16 to decide their own treatment
Although the UK does not have a Good Samaritan law, nurses have a duty to help
With the current focus on data protection, the answer may surprise you
The Nursing and Midwifery Council requires nurses and midwives to report any convictions or cautions they receive, but do parking fines and other fixed-penalty motoring offences fall within this category?
Legal advice: Can I claim exemption from jury service if I am running a clinic on the proposed dates?
Healthcare professionals used to be able to claim exemption from jury service, but it is now seen as a civic responsibility shared by everyone. Even if you ask to be excused, your jury service would likely be deferred rather than an exemption being given