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Why I helped to prosecute a patient after I was assaulted in the emergency department

Nurses should not have to accept acts of aggression from patients as ‘part of the job’

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?

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

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

Dementia care in non-specialist settings: what would you ask an expert?

Your questions for an Admiral Nurse could help create a user-friendly learning resource

Safeguarding older teens: ED nurses need professional curiosity

Meaningful conversations are vital when there is a safeguarding concern

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

‘And your name is?’: why children’s nurses should ask accompanying adults this question

Calling someone accompanying an unwell child ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ can be disrespectful or wrong

Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

Event medicine: could you provide medical care in constantly changing environments?

An emergency care practitioner explains the appeal of providing care at big events

Face masks: how nurses can overcome the communication barrier and reassure patients

Compulsory face coverings pose particular challenges when patients are deaf or have dementia

Epilepsy and sudden unexpected death: what nurses need to know

How can you reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epileptic people?

NHS services are running on sheer goodwill and teamwork

COVID-19 has laid bare the depth of the nurse workforce crisis, with staff at tipping point

Emergency care: COVID's second wave, winter pressures and outdated targets

Emergency departments are facing their greatest challenges of the pandemic

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

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