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RCN to launch review of how it is governed, after members’ vote

Two resolutions passed at extraordinary general meeting over disrupted presidential election

Picture shows the name plate outside the NMC headquarters

NMC acknowledges ‘uncomfortable truths’ on race equality in report

Regulator calls in consultants over career opportunities and pay gap for BAME employees

ICU nurse’s rainbow mural honours colleagues’ work during COVID-19’s first wave

Mural incorporates names of staff at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s ICU

Chancellor’s spending review denies nurses early pay rise

RCN general secretary says Rishi Sunak has failed key workers he applauded earlier this year

Picture shows a cyclist carrying a rucksack labelled Uber Eats

Uber offers free Christmas rides and meals for NHS staff

‘Helping hand’ for health and social care staff across the UK valid at Uber and Uber Eats

Student attrition: why do nursing students leave their course before completion?

Call for strategy to get to grips with reasons for leaving and help tackle nurse vacancies

Evidence and Practice

Digital technology

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

Exploring relationships in the search for meaning in people living with cancer: part 2

Second of two articles describing the personal story of cancer

Abemaciclib▼ for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal...

Use of CDK4 and CDK6 inhibitors in patients with breast cancer

Enhanced recovery after surgery in patients with colorectal cancer: a non-systematic summary of the evidence

Enhanced recovery after surgery in patients with colorectal cancer: a non-systematic...

Literature review on enhanced recovery in patients undergoing colorectal surgery

Features

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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

Vulval cancer: why regular health checks are vital

Women’s health nurse Victoria Howell explains why vulval skin checks should be routine

Mesothelioma: are nurses being put at risk in the workplace?

The cancer, caused by asbestos, could affect more staff than statistics suggest

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CPR at 38,000ft: the nursing student who took control of an in-flight emergency

Isobel Corrie named RCNi Nurse Awards Patient’s Choice winner after saving passenger’s life

Healthcare projects on an overseas placement: how one student’s plan generated a team...

RCNi Nursing Student Award winner’s networking and persistence got a clinic up and running

Nurse-led project shows how rewarding a career in cancer research can be

Cancer Research UK senior nurse Ben Hood’s project ignites interest in cancer research role and boosts recruitment

Opinion

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

Lung cancer and COVID-19: by working together we can help patients

Lavinia Magee wants nurses to encourage people to use healthcare services during the pandemic

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better 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

Singing

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

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’

By innovating service improvements you’re transforming your career and patient care

When nurses are a force for change, their own professional development benefits

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