Career advice

Brush up on your pitch

The elevator pitch has become shorthand for the brief statement used as an introduction in a...

Managing emotions at work

Every nurse is taught during training to put their emotions to one side when making...

Mind your attitude

The Francis and Winterbourne View inquiries revealed significant concerns about nurses’...

Change for the better

Nurses are in an ideal position to use the simple technique of questioning to help patients...

Tips for preceptorship

Fostering a good relationship with your preceptor is essential.

Taking theory into real life

A programme that links postgraduate nursing students undertaking their final projects with...

Too busy to take time out

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be painful and uncomfortable. More than one in three...

Making the most of complaints

Her role as a clinical adviser to the health ombudsman reminds Cherilee Angland that little...

Get it right from the start

With graduation day over and their names and PIN numbers appearing on the Nursing and...

What is your personality type?

Have you ever found yourself irritated by other team members because they do not do things...

Ward off unwanted advances

Nurses are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment from patients, visitors or co-...

Safeguarding lone workers

An alarm device hidden in an ID badge can provide extra security for lone workers.

Be heard in high places

House of Commons committees can examine any area of a government department’s activities.

More than meets the eye

In my work as a research nurse for more than four years, I gained experience in a range of...

Promote exercise actively

Earlier this year, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published a quality...

A digital network of writers

Speaking to nurses at my trust, I discovered that many had undertaken dissertations and...

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