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Peripheral neuropathy: how nurses can spot it and support patients

Causes, symptoms and effects, and the questions cancer nurses should ask patients

Pressure to work overtime: how to say no and prioritise work-life balance

If you’re working extra hours it may well be unpaid – and it may well be damaging your health

When a patient dies: providing compassionate care and support

How to maintain dignity and privacy, support families and protect your own well-being

How to speak to people with less survivable cancers

Good communication and trusting relationships between nurse and patient are vital

Flexible working: have the new rules made a difference for nurses?

What you told our survey about why it matters, making requests and support from managers

Managers with anxiety or depression: when is it okay to say you’re not okay?

Openness about mental ill health can be risky for nurse leaders, but it has benefits too

Your next pay rise: find out what to expect from NHS negotiations

As the cost of living soars, we guide you though the next steps in the 2022-23 pay deal

Wearing religious emblems: your right to choose or your employer’s right to regulate?

When a cross, hijab or kara may be allowed under uniform policy – and when they might not

Do you dream of handing in your notice to the NHS – and what would persuade you to stay?

Employers need to listen to nurses to understand why they are leaving in large numbers

Video consultations

Remote nursing consultations: how to get them right

Video consultations are here to stay. Here’s how to prepare for this ‘new normal’ in care

Dysphagia assessment and treatment: how to support patients with eating and drinking

Your guide to identifying signs and risks, plus practical steps to aid swallowing

Frightened to phone in sick? You’re not alone, survey finds

Presenteeism and how ill health doesn’t feel like a good enough reason to stay off work

Steep rise in NHS staff absence: do you feel under pressure to fill the gaps?

Find out about your rights to time off as your work life hits new levels of stress

Are you a disordered eater? How being a nurse could be putting you at risk

Protected mealtimes are helpful to patients, so maybe it’s time you had them too

Presents from patients: when is accepting a Christmas gift not allowed?

Patients may want to show appreciation, but there are rules about gifts to staff

Young people with cancer: how nurses can offer psychological support

Cancer diagnosis can be hard for young people who need high-quality nursing support

Trauma-informed care: why it should be part of every nurse’s practice

One in three adults has experienced trauma, which can affect mental and physical health

How to improve patient care – and save the planet at the same time

Small sustainable changes can make a huge impact on the health of your patients and the world

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