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Nurse chiefs slam ‘vile’ online abuse of healthcare staff

Call follows threatening tweets made to Royal College of Midwives chief executive

Anti-vax campaigner widely criticised for comparing nurses with Nazis at London rally

RCN says struck-off nurse Kate Shemirani’s ‘reprehensible’ comments could put staff at risk

How to stay out of trouble when using social media

Avoid getting caught up in a Twitter pile-on – or worse – with our social media guide

Candidates announced for 2021 RCN presidential election

Voting to take place via postal ballot and greater social media use permitted in campaigning

Social media: teaching nursing students how to engage and be professional online

The University of Plymouth empowers students to make the most of virtual learning

How to use social media to get health messages to patients and the public

Use digital technology to support self-management and communicate with hard-to-reach groups


Nursing Standard podcast: why students should prioritise their mental health

Nursing student Fran Hufton shares her experience and tips for staying well

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Facebook as a conduit for population health messaging

Facebook as a conduit for population health messaging

Advice and suggestions about how to develop the social media platform in practice areas

Equipping children’s nurses to de-escalate conflict and communicate challenging information

Equipping nurses to de-escalate conflict and communicate challenging information

This article considers some of the challenging situations children’s nurses may encounter

Picture of one of the postcards used to promote learning disability nursing

Postcard portraits celebrate work of learning disability nurses

Initiative with pictures and messages from nurses across UK marks Learning Disability Week

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When social media becomes a minefield for nurses

It is possible to stay professional while engaging in robust debate… isn’t it?

Embracing technology

Digital technology: why nurses need to be at the centre of new developments

Nurse researchers must contribute to the meaningful design and implementation of innovations

Petition calling for ‘nurse emoji’ gains thousands of signatures

A nursing emoji is only fair… after all, doctors already have one, says nurse campaigner

Nurses who raised concerns about lack of PPE targeted by online trolls

Some nurses report vicious, and often misogynist, online abuse

COVID-19: when our social media posts shift from sharing concerns to fuelling anxiety

As the public looks for guidance online, it’s important that nurses choose their words wisely

COVID-19: how the pandemic is reshaping social care nursing

Blurring organisational boundaries and how we share information are among the changes

Role of a learning disability nursing network in developing students’ skills

Why you should read this article • To enhance your awareness of how online networking can...

Nursing Standard podcast offers top tips for students

Four nursing students from the University of Surrey give the inside track on student life