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Abuse from patients: how it affects me and my colleagues

The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation

Burnout from COVID-19 emerges as a factor when nurses decide to quit the profession

What are the implications of this pandemic push factor for the UK workforce?

Incivility at work and its impact on your morale as well as patient safety

Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated

Racist abuse in the NHS: ignoring patients’ prejudice doesn’t make it go away

Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational

Safe staffing is not a local issue – but England seems to have missed the memo

Legislated nurse-to-patient ratios are gaining support globally, so why not here?

Raising awareness of prostate and other cancers affecting men

Man Van project offers free health checks for men

DNACPR discussions with patients and families: do you feel adequately prepared?

Advance care planning and the tools that can help you ask patients what matters to them

Learning disability and autism training: why my son’s death will not be in vain

New programme will help staff improve their skills and confidence when delivering care

Coping after baby loss: why I set up a ‘safe space’ peer support group

A senior staff nurse explains how it helped her return to work after two miscarriages

Cheryl Graham

Secondary breast cancer: why we should advocate for equitable care and improved services

From art and poetry to better auditing: ways to keep pushing for better care for our patients

When the oncology cupboard is bare: the challenge of helping patients with rare cancers

Nurse specialist Alison Woods offers advice on supporting patients and easing their anxieties

Agency nurses and tax avoidance: if a scheme looks too good to be true, it probably is

HMRC’s advice on cutting loose of income tax arrangements that could land you in arrears

Developing knowledge and skills in cancer care will help future-proof the workforce

New guidance provides a toolkit for developing the cancer nursing workforce

Ideas welcome: how to innovate to improve patient care

All nurses can be leaders in innovation, whatever their job title, pay scale or experience

Bereavement support crisis: how should we shape future services?

Even before the pandemic, provision was inadequate. Share your views on joined-up support

If you are passionate about your work, become an active member of a nursing forum

Find a forum for your specialism, Nikki Morris urges nurses

How to help patients, families and carers find hope in a crisis

Constructive hope could help nurses respond appropriately when someone is seriously ill

Why do we have nursing standards and why are there so many?

Streamlining standards for nursing could make them more user-friendly and effective, says...

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