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Can music help allay patients’ fears in the emergency department?

How an emergency nurse’s music intervention proved a hit in helping people relax

M is for memorable: how to harness mnemonics to help you retrieve key information, fast

Tips on using word patterns to boost recall of important clinical information and tasks

Kindness in the workplace – we all need it, but do we have time to practise it?

With many nursing staff feeling near to breaking point, acts of compassion are essential

Let’s find common ground to end nurses’ strikes

Health minister Maria Caulfield wants talks on pay, conditions and workload to continue

How to manage aggressive behaviour in trauma care

Nurses can often quickly de-escalate difficult situations with gentle words

What battle-weary nurses need right now is the certainty staffing ratios would bring

NHS is crying out for nurse-to-patient ratios as part of a system-wide workforce plan

ShinyMind: the free mental health app for nurses that’s tailored to your needs

How our well-being app can support you when facing extreme stress and burnout

Nurses have been taken for granted for far too long – but here’s how to make that stop

Short-staffing will only get worse if nurses continue to feel under-valued

Overseas nurse recruitment: why aren’t red list countries an NHS no-go?

Recruitment from low-income countries continues. despite the obvious ethical issues

Does my manager have the right to phone me when I am off sick?

We explain your rights and obligations, plus how often is too often when it comes to contact

Suicide among nurses: how we can reduce risk and stigma by simply talking

Ways to support colleagues through open, honest discussions

What nurses really want for Christmas: better pay and conditions

The profession deserves a better deal all round, all year, not a teabag ‘thank you’ treat

We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?

Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses

NHS pension changes: don’t be forced to raid your savings pot to make ends meet

Making nurses choose between more money now and a better retirement is callous

How I tackled poor fluid balance monitoring to improve patient outcomes

Emergency department sister Gemma Gessey’s improvement project made significant change

Nursing as an investment, not a cost – how the UK compares to its neighbours

UK recruitment and education numbers come up short in WHO report

When nurses make mistakes, is it the workplace that’s setting them up to fail?

Exploring complex human factors is a better way to prevent errors from recurring

Why now is the time to promote nursing as a career for men

Gender diversity is good for patients, and could help solve the NHS staffing crisis

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