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Point of view - Clear thinking

Most of us will be familiar with the term ‘chemo brain’. It sounds almost like a term of...

Point of view - We must nurture hope

It may seem puzzling that BBC newsreader George Alagiah described himself as being a ‘richer...

Empowering patients with secondary breast cancer

Catherine Priestley, a clinical nurse specialist, describes a resource pack that can help to...

RCN's centenary offers a chance to reflect on a century of change

Former RCN president Lucy Ottley once said: ‘What an opportunity we have to guide the future...

A change for the better

Revalidation, one of the most significant changes to the regulation of nurses and midwives,...

Keep your eyes – and mind – open to signs of domestic abuse

Abuse is often hidden behind an 'ordinary' relationship, says RCN Nurse of the Year Amanda...

An ideal opportunity

Petra Stolz-Baskett describes how a European Oncology Nursing Society travel grant allowed...

Point of view - Uncharitable opinions

Charities have been in the news a lot recently, but sadly not for their good works.

Voices - Being a Care Maker means sharing the spirit of the 6Cs, says Jane Cummings

Last month a celebration event was held for Care Makers – those volunteers who act as...

Inspirational lessons in frailty

Frailty in older patients is an important issue that we all need to be aware of in light of...

Surviving seasonal pressures while delivering quality care

Nickola Amin suggests a way to survive seasonal pressures while delivering quality care

The meningitis B vaccine shouldn’t depend on a parent’s finances

Why I paid three times the recommended price to protect my daughter

Voices - The NMC is responsive to nurses’ ever-changing needs, says Janet Finch

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is committed to being a dynamic organisation that values...

Today's nurses should be proud of their graduate status...

Jennifer Hunt urges newly quaified nurses to be tall poppies, not shrinking violets

Voices - We must be honest about the NHS care we can expect, says Janet Davies

After years of campaigning for better training, regulation and opportunities for healthcare...

Happy Valentine's Day? Not for everyone...

Nurses should be extra vigilent around Valentine's Day to spot signs of possible domestic...

Life after cancer

Jane Bovey champions a programme that aims to help survivors take control and regain their...

Celebrate Obama’s pledge to find a cancer cure

In January, president Barack Obama, in his final State of the Union address, announced that...

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