RCN ballot opens next month and the results will inform next steps in pay dispute
Nurses, army medics and general troops will shore-up services in two Scottish regions
But the RCN calls for urgent action to address why so many nurses leave the profession
Nurses angry at ministers’ imposition of ‘insulting’ 3% pay rise in Wales, claims RCN
‘I was acting on instinct’ said Mags Chineah after she sprinted towards danger
Letter of support acknowledges ongoing pressures as difficult winter approaches
Nurses need to be vigilant on this potentially fatal complication of anticancer treatment
All you need to know about this year’s amended programme, educational events and lectures
Children often present with atypical symptoms, delaying treatment
It’s an essential part of nursing, but should extend beyond patient care to self-care
Sleep expert Steven Lockley’s tips to help you establish good routines around night shifts
Updated NICE guidance focuses on diagnosis, red flag symptoms and when to seek emergency care
Guidance focuses on individualised care for pressure ulcers, lower limbs and surgical wounds
Resuscitation UK advice affirms role of advance care planning
How to recognise and manage the symptoms of AF and advise patients on lifestyle adjustments
A new report shows value of early interventions and community CPR training
A new resource helps patients and nurses differentiate between the symptoms
How nurses can implement changes to the RCUK process for end of life decision-making
The implications for nurses of RCN guidance on care provision and inadequate PPE
The RCN has issued guidance on how to discuss and reflect on challenging incidents at work
RCN updates its guidance on using catheters and how to minimise associated risks
RCN Glove Awareness week stresses correct use of gloves and how nurses can protect their skin
Guidance aims to help judge how and when to use instant messaging in acute clinical settings
American-based research finds more people who have CT scans in the emergency department didn't have a primary care provider
An Australian study looks at whether intravenous or oral paracetamol is more effective at reducing pain
A study has found that using an antistatic spacer with an inhaler gave patients better asthma control
A recent study looking into emergency departments’ (EDs) current practices regarding alcohol identification has found that there is an increase in their access to clinical nurse specialist (CNS) teams.
Risk factors, such as a fever, are associated with failures in the management of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) in emergency department observation units (EDOUs), a review has found.
Emergency department (ED) sepsis screening algorithms should incorporate a serum lactate cut off of ≥2mmol/L as a threshold for the initiation of interventions and increased monitoring, research concludes.
This webinar, sponsored by HARTMANN, seeks to address variation in practice and outcomes for lower limb wounds
UK-made respiratory protection for healthcare helps reduce environmental impact
This webinar explores the nursing management of serious skin infections and how they can be effectively managed and treated. Richard Hatchett, a nurse tutor and senior editor at RCNi, discusses nursing innovations with Sharon Falconer, a specialist outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) nurse from Aberdeen, and Malcolm Bain from the medical department at Correvio.
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.
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.