Petra Kendall-Raynor

Emergency Nurse

What is the Glasgow Coma Scale and how can nurses interpret it?

Guidance on assessing acute neurological conditions or brain injury used worldwide

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Pelvic floor: how to strengthen your muscles and reduce incontinence risk

Nurses have an elevated risk of pelvic floor weakness, resulting in urinary incontinence

 nurses wearing PPE delivering patient care during the coronavirus pandemic
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Your annual leave postponed: call for help to ease summer pressures facing NHS staff

How backlog of time off thanks to COVID-19 will add to strain on nurses and services

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NHS pay: warning over ‘summer of action’ planned in protest at 3% award

Nurses being urged to support calls for ministers to find extra cash

Cancer Nursing Practice

Mental health: how nurses can spot the first signs of depression in older people

Terms such as ‘feeling low’ or ‘ out of sorts’ can be used to express anxiety

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‘Chance of a lifetime to fix nurse shortage’: reforms don’t go far enough, says RCN

College wants workforce planning rules added to new health and care bill for NHS in England

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Marie Curie pay discrepancy claims: charity reviews rewards and benefits

Staff concerned over disparity with Agenda for Change, but charity says it must examine costs

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Culturally sensitive nursing care: how to understand and meet all patients’ needs

Nurses enhance patients’ care experience when they take steps to bridge cultural gaps

Forth Valley Hospital, where ED staff are said to have felt bullied
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‘We feel bullied’: ED staff said to be battle-weary amid patient safety claims

Hospital told to strengthen emergency department leadership and review its staffing levels

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Paid leave for nurses and midwives who experience preterm baby loss or premature births

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust first English trust to offer package

ballot box for Marie Curie pay vote involving RCN members
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Nurses’ pay: Marie Curie nursing staff reject 2% offer

Ballot of charity’s RCN members triggers formal pay talks amid calls for parity with AfC

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What should I eat before, during and after my night shift?

Advice for nurses on how to ensure their diet does not suffer if they’re working nights

Learning disability nurse
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Urgent investment needed as learning disability nurse numbers stall

Dire shortage in England's NHS could be putting patients’ lives at risk, RCN says

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Queen’s birthday honours: pandemic ‘shines a light’ on nurses’ achievements

Nurses from across the UK recognised for their dedication during the pandemic and beyond

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Education and development: RCN and RCNi join forces in plan to boost nurses’ learning

Strategy is designed to embrace innovative ways to learn as nursing looks to the future

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Nurses help to design kit bag that saves time for community staff

Resource is infection control compliant and enables nurses to carry everything in one place

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Nurses want safe staffing law extended to care homes and the community

Safe staffing is most pressing health issue for the next Welsh parliament, RCN survey finds

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Fresh help for NHS staff traumatised by pandemic

Mental health and well-being hubs offering staff confidential advice and support set to open