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Six-month jail sentence for ‘needlessly vicious’ assault on nurse

Attacker pleaded guilty to a charge of assaulting an emergency nurse

Nurses react as they treat a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at Milton Keynes University Hospital

RCN demands better PPE to protect staff against COVID-19 variant

College calls for all nurses to have ‘intensive care’ quality face masks amid heightened risk

Nurses need legal protection for care compromised by pandemic, says nursing leader

Nicki Credland calls for legal protection for nurses as staffing pressures continue

Army deployment in NHS hospitals exposes scale of staffing crisis

Soldiers help relieve twin pressures of COVID-related staff absence and soaring bed demand

Picture shows piles of £1 coins and assorted UK bank notes.

Pay rise for nurses would boost wider economy, report says

RCN welcomes ‘compelling argument’ in consultancy report supporting nurses’ pay rise

Man sits on floor next to child, both are looking sad

COVID-19 death in service: nurses’ families need support to claim pay-out

Unions urge higher take-up of NHS and social care coronavirus life assurance scheme

Evidence and Practice

Experiences of healthcare professionals in cancer assessment and treatment for people with learning disabilities: a literature review

Experiences of healthcare professionals in cancer assessment and treatment for people...

Why you should read this article • To be aware of the negative effect of staff attitudes and...

Protecting nurses against the risks of occupational exposure to systemic anticancer therapy agents

Protecting nurses against the risks of occupational exposure to systemic anticancer...

Why you should read this article: • To learn about the risks of exposure to systemic...

Mesothelioma: exploring gender differences in time to diagnosis, seeking legal advice and occupational risk

Mesothelioma: exploring gender differences in diagnosis, legal advice and risk

Emphasis on risk of exposure to asbestos in high-risk jobs may have obscured others at risk

Exploring the effectiveness of digital technology to support patients with adrenal incidentaloma: a literature review

Exploring the effectiveness of digital technology to support patients with adrenal...

Why you should read this article: • To enhance your knowledge of adrenal incidentaloma and...

Exploring the social and cultural patterns of male grief and their associated health effects

Exploring the social and cultural patterns of male grief and associated health effects

The role of society and culture in influencing what is seen as a Western male grief response

Evaluating a digital self-management tool for people living with multiple myeloma

Evaluating a digital self-management tool for people living with multiple myeloma

Findings from a study of a digital tool to support people with multiple myeloma

Features

How genomics is changing cancer nursing

What nurses working in cancer care need to know about genomics

How to use social media to get health messages to patients and the public

Use digital technology to support self-management and communicate with hard-to-reach groups

Cervical cancer: how nurses can help reverse the fall in screening uptake

Nurses need to allay people’s fears about screening – and in doing so could save lives

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

Domestic abuse: how to spot the signs and support colleagues who may be affected

Nurses in all sectors will have contact with victims, but can also be at risk themselves

Best apps for nurses: the help that’s just a click away

The smartphone apps that support your practice and can make your home life easier too

Opinion

Dad’s death from prostate cancer has made me determined to raise awareness

Chief nurse Karen Bonner is promoting research on prostate cancer risk for black men

Cancer care: providing a safe place and support during the pandemic

In times of distress and anxiety, Maggie’s UK centres are vital, says CEO Dame Laura Lee

We need to rebuild trust and show we’re open for business

People with cancer need to know healthcare services are there for them, to advise and care

Students

Don’t worry if you shed a tear

Looking after a patient nearing the end of life can be daunting, but one nursing student realised that through a caring approach he was able to make a difference

An insight into the hidden battles of patients with invisible illnesses

When nursing student Laurie Batchelor helped care for a patient in the community with cancer, she gained a greater understanding of the experiences of those living with invisible conditions

Student’s homemade songbook helped patients forget cancer symptoms

When nursing student Georgia Brain created a book of lyrics to help her patients remember the words of songs from their youth, she learned a valuable lesson about the importance of a patient-centred approach to care

Careers

Why you should do a PhD: a nurse’s guide to entering the research world

Children’s cancer nurse Helen Pearson explains what motivates her academic work

Liz Bishop

From nurse to trust chief: ‘my background informs my style of staff leadership’

Cancer centre chief executive’s own experience of being disciplined shaped her approach

Advanced practice and hands-on care: the nursing specialty you might not have considered

Urology nursing is facing the challenges of COVID-19 with ‘courage in the face of adversity’

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