Analysis

An unfair legacy: how the Letby case has affected nurses

Difficult questions persist about raising concerns and preserving the profession’s image

How to harness self-awareness to build better working relationships and patient rapport

Do you know how your personality type affects how you communicate and interact at work?

Why nursing is undervalued – and how to challenge perceptions

Flawed perceptions of the profession are common. Find out how to articulate its value

Nurse suicide: what support is there for those at risk and grieving colleagues?

Support from healthcare employers is key to preventing tragedies

We’re glad you came: how to make sure overseas recruits know they’re welcome and valued

The NHS depends on nurses from overseas, so it’s imperative they are supported to thrive

ReSPECT process: a step-by-step guide from Resuscitation Council UK

Expert advice on the process for creating an emergency care and treatment plan

Preventing aspiration pneumonia in people with learning disabilities

Delayed diagnosis and treatment, and lack of effective preventive action, may increase risk

Could a tuition fees scheme help nursing students to stay and cut attrition?

The need for better incentives and support for nursing’s next generation is pressing

Lucy Letby: how the trial unfolded and timeline of investigation into babies’ deaths

We review the key events, after the nurse’s sentencing for murder and attempted murder

Workplace bullying: why it’s so common in nursing and what to do if it happens to you

Bullying can have a huge impact on well-being, but is not always dealt with well

The NHS pay deal is about more than wages. Now the wider issues are up for discussion

Package came with promise that concerns including safe staffing would be addressed

That guilty feeling: if work is weighing on your conscience, you’re not alone

How to gain healthy perspective when you’re shouldering too much responsibility

Restrictive practices: surprising actions that may breach patients’ rights

The legal implications of using practices that limit individuals’ activities

NHS workforce plan: what does it mean for nurses and training places?

Critics say it lacks detail on how extra staff will be trained – and a retention strategy

Clinical placement shortages: are they putting nursing at risk?

Plans to increase student numbers will be scuppered if a lack of places is not addressed

Fundamental care: is competence being eroded in essential areas of practice?

Nurses voice concerns about routine bowel and wound care being missed

What to do when your workplace culture is toxic

There are now more avenues for nurses to raise concerns, but fear of speaking up persists

Gender-based violence: how to protect and support women with learning disabilities

A new strategy aims to improve support for women who are particularly vulnerable to abuse

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