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A child born with brain damage

Louise Cooper describes her experiences as the mother of John, her first-born child, who has...

Planet Rachael - A form too far

I don't know how anyone defrauds the Department for Work and Pensions. Clearly it must be...

I am learning how to deliver transformational care

Community matron Beverley Marriott blogs about why she wanted to take part in an older...

Cheers for the largest worldwide ovarian cancer screening trial

Specialist gynaecological nurse Tracie Miles reflects on the findings of the UK...

A happy new year for victims of domestic abuse?

Amanda Burston says none of us can 'save' someone in an abusive relationship, but we can be...

Voices - RCN centenary is a time to celebrate nursing’s past and to fight for its future

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the RCN – 100 years of influencing policy, driving...

International Council of Nurses congress 2015, a personal retrospective

Christine Walker, editor of Nursing Children and Young People, looks back on the ICN's...

We must unite as a profession to save the NHS student bursary

Nursing student Charlotte Humm explains why the demise of the NHS student bursary will be...

FGM – Recognise, Respond, Refer and Report

Nurses now have a duty to report cases of FGM. By building rapport with women affected they...

Why are social care staff undervalued and misunderstood?

Research by the national learning disability charity FitzRoy has found that families of...

Voices - Revalidation is a chance to develop, so make the most of it, says Janet Finch

The momentous decision to introduce revalidation marks the start of a new era for the UK’s...

Demystifying nursing research

Wendy Durham and Chris Sykes explain conceptual frameworks and how they are used in nursing...

Supply and demand

Jane Butler explains how decisions about the education and training of learning disability...

Florence Nightingale would be horrified that we deny people natural light

Spending all day in artificial light is not good for patients' physical or psychological...

So many people helped me achieve my OBE

Chief Executive of The Florence Nightingale Foundation, Elizabeth Robb, reflects on how it...

For victims of domestic violence the first step is the hardest

Everyone has the potential to be a victim of domestic violence

There is no place in health care for unhealthy attitudes towards LGBT staff

As a report from LGBT campaigning charity Stonewall reveals that LGBT health and social care...

A Canadian challenge in honour of nurse Edith Cavell

Susan Osborne travelled to Canada to join other healthcare professionals raising money for...

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