Norman Miller

An illustration of a chess board with healthcare workers represented as chess pieces. One nurse is being picked up and moved to a different square by a big hand, representing management

Redeployment: what to expect if you are asked to work in another clinical area

How and when staff may be moved, and what makes them feel supported in unfamiliar roles

A manager chats with a nurse in a hospital ward, while behind them a patient in a hospital bed is attended by other nurses

Valuing nurses: do you feel recognised at work?

Steps nursing managers and leaders can take to ensure their staff feel seen and heard

 A nurse talks a patient through treatment and trial options relating to cancer drugs

How to manage patients’ expectations of new cancer treatments and clinical trials

Cancer drugs are developing at a rapid rate, but patients need to be aware of the reality

A girl is cared for by a nurse in her own home, as part of hospital at home services

Hospital at home services are expanding: this is what children’s nurses need to know

The approach keeps children with their families while providing hospital-level care

The pros and cons of ‘therapeutic lying’ in dementia care

Truth should always be the starting point, but some ‘untruths’ can minimise distress

A young person lying on a hospital bed with a melancholy expression: many young adults can fall between the gaps of paediatric and adult emergency services

Young adult patients in emergency departments: what you need to know

Emergency care for 12 to 25 year olds might need to be adapted to meet their needs

How to deliver the best mouth care for patients at the end of life

Tips on mouth problems and treatments, from the authors of an RCN best practice guide

Active listening: what is it and how can I use it effectively?

Tips on honing your communication skills to improve outcomes

Male urinary incontinence: why it happens and how to help patients overcome stigma

Many men will experience it at some point. Find out about the impact and options for support

How to find your voice and make it heard so you can stand out from the crowd

Finding your professional voice can help you forge your ideal career path

Diabetes-related amputations: how to reduce risk and identify issues early

The steps every nurse can take to support people with diabetes who have lower limb pathology

Post-incident debriefing: how to demonstrate your professionalism and empathy

Tips on adapting your communication to send the right signals, and why reassurance is key

Fireworks, sparklers and bonfire injuries: treatment advice and how to promote safety

Tips to share on preventing harm, particularly to children, and what to do in case of burns

Health inequalities: nurturing trust to reduce risk in hard-to-reach groups

How nurses can promote public health messages by forging links with community leaders