Individuals and teams invited to nominate across 15 award categories
NHS consults nurses in England about consistency of uniform design
Preliminary study findings show half had symptoms including headaches and hallucinations
Eligible staff and their dependents to receive extra year as COVID-19 response continues
Union urges members to vote for the deal while RCN and GMB hold out for bigger increase
Gap in coverage between nurses working for the NHS and those in other sectors
Updated guidance aims to help minimise hospital stays and spot the signs of frailty
The risk for nurses, plus how to advise patients worried about contracting COVID again
How to address inequitable treatment and improve communication with patients
The RCN Nurse of the Year 2020 describes a day on the front line in the COVID-19 second wave
The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty
Expert advice for nurses on minimising the effects of prolonged use of masks and visors
A new resource helps patients and nurses differentiate between the symptoms
Advice from NICE on how to treat patients with bite wounds
Advice from NICE on how to care for patients with ongoing symptoms of the virus
New guidance from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine on advanced clinical practitioners’ airway management skills
RCEM has published guidance on managing cases of suspected internal drug trafficking
What to look for, how to help – and what not to do if you if you suspect a patient is at risk
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 feature has been funded by Janssen UK and written on the company’s behalf by M&F Health, based on an interview with Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Karen Stanley.
Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community
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.