Yvonne Covell

Midlife financial review: do I need one, and how do I do it?

Tips for nurses on NHS pensions, planning for future need and seeking financial advice

Team of the Year award winners ARC Hounslow at the RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Meet nursing’s team of the year: ‘We don’t give up on anyone’

How a nurse-led project at an addiction centre achieved micro-elimination of hepatitis C

Job interview tips: how to answer those ‘tricky’ questions

Steps you can take to prepare and talk with confidence about your skills and achievements

How to harness self-awareness to build better working relationships and patient rapport

Do you know how your personality type affects how you communicate and interact at work?

A woman touches her throat/neck area after potentially experiencing non-fatal strangulation

Non-fatal strangulation: spot the signs and what you need to know

Practical advice for nurses on meeting a person’s safeguarding needs

What is a Freedom to Speak Up guardian and how do I become one?

Those in the role provide crucial support for clinicians who raise concerns

A speech and language therapist assists a patient to drink a glass of water, gently touching his throat while encouraging him to swallow by mimicking the action

Preventing aspiration pneumonia in people with learning disabilities

Delayed diagnosis and treatment, and lack of effective preventive action, may increase risk

How to be a high-earner: tips on reaching the height of your earning powers

Achieve your full income potential, whether in the NHS or independent sector

Montage of nurses variously in high-viz, hard hat, and on the deck of a cruise ship, and cranes, a cruise liner, an oil rig

Meet the nurses who were looking for something different – and got it

Rewarding roles on cruise ships, building sites and other non-health sector workplaces

Compassionate leadership: how to create psychological safety in your team

Developing a culture where staff feel supported leads to better care and morale. Find out how

Band 6 role interviews: what questions should you expect?

Be ready to discuss your ability to lead and manage people and projects, and other skills


5 ways to de-stress after a shift: tips to help you relax and get perspective

Advice on steps to take to prevent burnout and maintain work-life balance

10 simple ways to boost your energy levels at work and wind down afterwards

Experts’ practical tips to help you banish tiredness and acquire healthy habits

Conflict at work: 3 common flare-ups and how to resolve (or prevent) them

When ill-feeling threatens to take hold at work, use these tips to help restore harmony

Your experiences of sexism in nursing: does the profession have a problem?

Discrimination persists, whether as inequality in career progress or inappropriate comments

Do tattoos, piercings or dyed hair make nurses seem less professional?

Rules on acceptability are often unclear and many argue image does not affect ability

Saving lives in rescue operations: why crews need nurses like you

Volunteering with a land or sea team can be demanding, but a rewarding use of your skills

Overworked and planning to leave – but what will it take to make you stay?

Learn more about staff retention at Nursing Live, RCNi’s unique event