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A nurse stands in front of a line of other nurses, looking happy and confident. Yet nurses often downplay their role

Our professional inferiority complex: why you’re never ‘just’ a nurse

Safety-critical care is what we do, yet some of us can’t resist the urge to downplay

X-ray style illustration showing where the pancreas is located in the body

How can we improve the pancreatic cancer patient care pathway?

Pancreatic Cancer UK specialist nurse Di Dobson says people with the condition deserve better

Car park pay machine and pay-and-display signs in a hospital car park – hospital nurses face charges and fines for parking at work

Hospital car parking: who exactly is making a profit from all those charges and fines?

Using staff as cash cows if they drive to work shows how far goodwill has fallen in the NHS

Cruel curbs on migrant care workers’ lives are at odds with British values

Rules to stop overseas staff bringing family are also risky for the care sector and NHS

How to help families discuss organ donation with children

Patients may find it difficult to talk about with loved ones – this book could help

How my disability made me a better, braver nurse

As nurses we can use our own experiences as patients to enhance person-centred care

Patient’s clinical negligence complaint left me broken and isolated by misplaced shame

Accusation blighted my life – but here’s how I survived, and you could too

Bullying in the NHS: more than just a few bad apples

System-wide change is needed so nurses can be confident reports will be dealt with

How nurses can address inequalities for Deaf people living with cancer

The communication needs of Deaf people must not be overlooked

Tourette’s syndrome: how diagnosis has affected my career, and the support staff need

What happened when nurse Jonathan Bader began experiencing tics in his thirties

A screen showing coloured images from a lung scan

Rise in non-smoking lung cancer: how you can support earlier diagnosis

What nurses can do to help ensure that red flags symptoms are picked up promptly

Flu jab

Flu jab uptake: why emotional blackmail and the promise of a lollipop didn’t sway me

Staff need to know they won’t feel pressure to keep working if they develop side effects

Martha’s rule: what it is – and how it can help you advocate for patients and families

The right to a second opinion could empower nurses working in hierarchical environments

Nurses thinking of leaving: is lack of leadership partly to blame?

Ineffective leadership is often behind reasons for leaving, such as bullying or stress

5 simple ways to be a greener nurse – small climate-conscious changes you can make

These easy adjustments to your routine could save energy and cut emissions

Misplaced perceptions of stammering – and how to improve communication

Pity and impatience are unhelpful. Here’s what nurses need to know instead

Mental health sick leave: why NHS employers need to be more explicit about supporting us

With sickness absence rising, organisations should show they value nurses’ well-being

Don’t forget to discuss the long-term side effects of cancer therapy

Patients need to be aware of the possible effects when preparing for therapy

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