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Variations in surgical health care

As the UK population grows, patients’ experiences of hospital should no longer depend on...

Preventing patients from sustaining injuries

Despite the fact that the number of people who attend emergency departments with major...

Judgement call

Pain pretenders beware, warns Jane Bates.

Mandy Rumley-Buss - The bigger picture

Once again emergency departments (EDs) are struggling with increased numbers of attendances...

Why I work in an emergency department

Justin Walford, a charge nurse, prepares to give a talk at his daughter’s school about why...

Amanda Burston: winning RCNi Nurse of the Year award opens many doors

After winning the RCNi Nurse of the Year award you can highlight what you’re passionate...

Board’s eye view - Effective inspections

Emergency nurses and doctors in the UK do a remarkable job dealing with increasing numbers...

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...
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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...

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...

All set for a challenge

The revalidation process will eventually become part of who we are as nurses, says RCN Nurse...

Board’s eye view - Life after discharge

Staff in my emergency department (ED) were saddened recently by the death of a young...

Roisin Devlin - Bigger picture

Last December, RCN Northern Ireland (RCN NI) embarked on a social media campaign to lobby...

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...

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