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Nurse wins compensation after £10k fine for NHS pay protest in lockdown

Mental health nurse Karen Reissmann sued police and said event had aimed to ‘protect the NHS’

We can’t afford to pay high parking charges for work, say nurses

Staff lodge official complaint about parking charges at Leighton Hospital, Crewe

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons today

Nurses react angrily to Sue Gray report on lockdown parties

Revelations in report on COVID breaches in Downing St prompt disgust among nurses

Should overseas nurses’ English language requirements be relaxed?

NMC consultation will look at whether English tests are overly difficult

RCN’s Denise Chaffer (second from left) addresses parliamentary committee

Poorly paid nurses struggling to pay the rent or get a mortgage, MPs told

Sky high living costs forcing highly skilled nurses to quit, RCN leader tells Commons panel

NMC set to overhaul public health and community nursing post-registration standards

NMC’s co-produced changes will update, modernise and streamline post-registration standards

Evidence and Practice

Nursing students’ experiences of seeking mental health support: a literature review

Nursing students’ experiences of seeking mental health support: a literature review

Enhance your awareness of the mental health needs of nursing students

Adolescent-to-parent violence: an audit of the prevalence in one sample and the response of agencies and professionals involved

Adolescent-to-parent violence: an audit

The prevalence in one sample and the response of agencies and professionals involved

Assessing the effects of satisfaction with friendships and autistic-like traits on psychological well-being

The effects of satisfaction with friendships and autistic-like traits on well-being

Recognising other people’s emotions and friendships could enhance psychological well-being

Young people’s views on specialist mental healthcare and remote delivery

Evaluation of a specialist child and adolescent mental health service team during COVID

Open access
Service user and staff experiences of a new community enhanced rehabilitation team

Service user and staff experiences of a new community enhanced rehabilitation team

Learn about the development of a community enhanced rehabilitation team during COVID-19

Open access
Using a digital messaging service to enhance access to mental health support

Using a digital messaging service to enhance access to mental health support

With ChatHealth, healthcare services can expand service users’ access to services and support

Features

Girl looking out of window

Are children with learning disabilities getting enough mental health support?

Learning disability nurses need to highlight the mental health needs of young people

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

Apps, coaching and healthy food options at work: weight management support for nurses

Resources that can help you change how you think about food and lose weight while you sleep

Dementia misdiagnosis: identifying people at risk of being missed

GP and memory assessment services curtailed by COVID-19, but staff training needs recognised

Living with. . . self-harm

A nurse discusses her own experiences to help others give effective, non-judgemental care

Mental health: sharing skills with nurses in poorer countries to bring about change

Nurse João Marçal-Grilo founded a charity to support fellow nurses in South Asia

Opinion

Time to shake off the myth that talking therapies don’t work

People with learning disabilities can benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy

NMC registration fee: where your money goes, plus how to get help to pay

What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment

Have your say on the new Liberty Protection Safeguards Code of Practice

Nurses have until 7 July to contribute to the consultation on proposed changes in England

Students

Student placement

What is supernumerary status and why does it need protecting?

With placements disrupted by the pandemic, some view students’ special status as under threat

What to expect from a placement with a district nursing team

Hone your leadership, communication and clinical skills while supporting patients at home

What are e-PADs and how can I get the most out of them on placement?

The pros and cons of electronic practice assessment documents, plus tips from fellow students

Careers

From HCA to chief executive: what I’ve learned about leadership

How Jane Padmore has developed her own style, built around driving improvements for patients

What does the role of diabetes specialist nurse involve?

Qualifications you need and the pay to expect in this influential and autonomous role

What is a digital nurse specialist – and could it be your next role?

Implementing new technologies is about change management and prioritising patient safety

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