Nick Evans

Nursing Standard

When a patient asks for help to die: what the law says, plus how to respond

With debate continuing over changing the law on assisted dying, here’s what you need to know

Nursing Standard

How to help patients get a better night’s sleep in hospital

Sleep is vital for good health and recovery, but wards are not always the most restful places

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What are transferable skills and how can I use them to get my next nursing role?

Learn to identify and develop the skills you use day-to-day that can open up career options

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Personalised care: how to prioritise shared decision-making in your practice

Practical steps you can take to make this key NHS goal part of everyday patient care

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RSV cases are already high – are you prepared for a possible winter surge?

How to manage symptoms and risk of seasonal lower respiratory tract infections in children

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Heading for retirement? Pension options and fulfilling opportunities to use your skills

There are more ways to retire than calling a sudden halt to your career and earning power

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Flu vaccination: what are the changes in this year’s programme?

The biggest immunisation campaign ever is about to launch, amid fears about NHS capacity

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Remote working: how to use communication skills to improve team cohesion and well-being

Some systems set up to keep in touch during the pandemic are here to stay

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Learning Disability Practice

Setting the standards for community learning disability nurses

New voluntary standards set out clear idea of skills and knowledge senior nurses need

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NHS pay bands explained: the salary you can expect, plus career progression advice

How to move up through the AfC salary bands, and what promotion could look like for you

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How to detect malnutrition and provide support for people in the community

Advice on using screening tools, the Food First approach and the impact of COVID-19

Nursing Children and Young People

Long-COVID and children: what you need to know and the dedicated support on offer

Some children with mild illness are still struggling with persistent symptoms for months

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Children’s respiratory illnesses: why are emergency department attendances on the rise?

With lockdown easing, hospitals report a surge in presentations usually seen in winter

Learning Disability Practice

How much has care been transformed ten years after the Winterbourne View scandal?

Footage of vulnerable people being abused prompted calls for change

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Primary Health Care

Burnout: has COVID-19 pushed undervalued and stressed general practice nurses too far?

Many have been working flat out six-day weeks

Primary Health Care

Obesity: how to broach the subject of a patient’s weight with confidence and sensitivity

What nurses should know about tackling a potentially sensitive subject

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What happens now: the state of nursing after the COVID-19 pandemic

Six nurse leaders discuss how the past 18 months have affected their workplaces

Nursing Children and Young People

COVID-19 and children: should there be a vaccine roll out and are school nurses key?

Vaccinating children could help protect vulnerable people but doubts remain over its priority

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