The appointed nurses ensure staff are properly protected when using PPE
Take part in Nursing Standard’s survey on personal protective equipment
Tributes paid to dedicated and passionate health professionals
Invitation extended to those who left the register earlier and those who trained overseas
Clapping from doorsteps, windows and balconies across the UK
Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment
Many use their holidays to do continuing professional development and pay for it themselves
UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce
A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family
Be prepared to defend your actions if no DNACPR order is in place
Myths about human papillomavirus could have damaging effects on women’s lives
NICE has published new guidance about cancer care during the pandemic
NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making
The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers
New guidance covers the management of local disease and secondary tumours
New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures
A self-help app offers people who have cancer-related fatigue support, advice and tips
More sensitive test could save hundreds of lives as infections will be spotted earlier
The RCN has issued guidance on how to discuss and reflect on challenging incidents at work
RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin
The treatment is being undervalued in cancer care, experts say
RCN sets out competencies for healthcare staff in relation to adult safeguarding
Breast Cancer Care urges Health Education England to fund continuing professional development programmes to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to help people with secondary breast cancer
Study finds reduced risk of prostate cancer among men with a specific DNA variation
People with bowel cancer who had colonoscopies tended to live longer, study shows
Children with Wilm’s tumour may no longer need nephrectomies
A chemical drunk before surgery can make brain cancer easier to diagnose and monitor
People with cancer who skip referrals are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis
Cigarette smoking in England fell, pointing to the success of antismoking measures
Incidence of myeloid leukaemia and myelodysplasia higher in women treated for breast cancer
Researchers find suicide risk is highest in the first six months of a cancer diagnosis
More than one third of all children with cancer in the US die in an institutional setting
Understanding outpatient palliative care referrals among thoracic medical oncologists
Analysis of succesfully communicating prognosis for people with head and neck cancer
Randomised controlled trial of bed rest optimisation to reduce obstacles in chemotherapies
This feature has been funded by Janssen UK and written on the company’s behalf by M&F Health, based on an interview with Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Karen Stanley.
Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community
Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the career move to work in Wales.
Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016, talks about why everyone looking for a rewarding nursing career should put Wales at the top of their list.
Clinical nurse specialists and clinical research nurses can work collaboratively to promote opportunities for research and improve patients’ experiences before, during and after trials.
Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our Registered Mental Health nurses are no different. What sets them apart, however, are the incredible lengths they go to, to make it happen.