Virginia Beckerman

Why should you have to jump through hoops to prove your competence in a new workplace?

Skills passports would safe and seamless moves between employers and care settings

Does your handover room make staff – old and new – feel welcome?

Negative energy in the handover room can be demoralising for all staff members

‘Nurses don’t wear stethoscopes’ – but here’s why you should

Stethoscopes are required for respiratory assessments, so why don’t more nurses wear them?

Raising concerns: would you be reluctant to challenge a doctor?

Professional and personal barriers can get in the way of effective communication