Nicki Credland

Critical care nursing: what will it take to boost numbers and morale?

Why retention must be the first step on a rocky road ahead post-COVID-19

Staff retention: what would the NHS look like if nurses’ roles were respected?

Stemming the tide of leavers post-COVID will require more than increased overseas recruitment

Incivility at work and its impact on your morale as well as patient safety

Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated

Work-life balance in practice: overcoming negative thoughts in difficult times

Fight off the challenging news cycle and boost your mood by ‘planning’ happiness everyday

Daunted by a placement in intensive care? Here’s what to expect

Daunted by a placement in intensive care? Here’s what to expect

Everyone should have a voice – but how do we ensure we listen to each other?

Nurses may not always be the ones shouting loudest, so we need to be part of policymaking

Red flag job ads: nursing qualifications should not be optional for nursing roles

Recruitment trend devalues our profession and underlines need to protect the title ‘nurse’

Online abuse: trolls and vaccine conspiracy theorists can’t be left to keep bullying us

Pandemic has brought the best and worst out in the public – and the abuse must be stopped

Protected titles and safe skill mix: why it matters even more post-pandemic

Diluted staffing ratios and skill mix during intense pressure on NHS must not become the norm

Paltry pay award will put lives at risk as it drives nurses out of the NHS

Until we are paid what we deserve, staff retention issues will continue

critical care staff in ICU at Royal Papworth Hospital working in PPE

NHS services are running on sheer goodwill and teamwork

COVID-19 has laid bare the depth of the nurse workforce crisis, with staff at tipping point

Why the ICU nursing shortage can be ignored no longer

COVID-19 second wave will challenge depleted workforce, no matter how many new beds there are


Critical care nurses will need our support as COVID-19 cases rise 

ICUs are about more than beds and ventilators – they depend on a highly skilled workforce