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Agenda for Change: what nurses need to know as they consider the latest pay offer

The system aims to offer transparent pay and conditions – but is it still fit for purpose?

What is the Glasgow Coma Scale and how can nurses interpret it?

Guidance on assessing acute neurological conditions or brain injury used worldwide

Skin conditions: how to identify rashes and diseases on darker skin types

Black and brown skin tones have been neglected in medical literature - but that’s changing

Occupational health services are here to support staff – so why the stigma?

Find out what a referral for physical and mental well-being interventions really involves

Resilience: what it is – and what it isn’t

The term is controversial, but developing the skills can aid recovery from stress

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NHS pay rise: what you need to know and what happens next

Quick guide to the 2021-22 pay round – wherever you are in the UK

Children’s respiratory illnesses: why are emergency department attendances on the rise?

With lockdown easing, hospitals report a surge in presentations usually seen in winter

Culturally sensitive nursing care: how to understand and meet all patients’ needs

Nurses enhance patients’ care experience when they take steps to bridge cultural gaps

How to spot the ‘soft signs’ of deterioration in older people attending the ED

Neal Aplin warns against over-reliance on the National Early Warning Score

Sharps injuries: what nurses need to know about the risks

Training is needed to reduce avoidable injuries and minimise infection risks

Compassion fatigue: how to know if you have it and how to support team members

What to do when the emotional and physical toll of caring reduces your ability to empathise

Third wave of COVID-19: what might happen and how nurses can prepare for it

The next wave's timing and size in the UK is uncertain, but there are ways to get ready

LGBTIQ+ and healthcare: a guide to gender-inclusive language

Non-inclusive language can create barriers to quality cancer care

Guidance on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine side effects

Which side effects might require further investigation?
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