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Safeguarding against the odds: ‘this highlights what learning disability nurses do’

Patient’s Choice award nominee Marie Perry ‘went all out’ to ensure a young man’s safety

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Cardiac arrest on a long-haul flight: ‘this brave young nurse saved my life’

As a nursing student, Patient’s Choice nominee Isobel Corrie gave CPR to a fellow passenger

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Rebecca Betts-Richards

A champion for people with personality disorders: ‘our nurse always puts us first’

How Patient’s Choice nominee Rebecca Betts-Richards supports mental health service users

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HIV nurse specialist ‘helped me rediscover my sense of purpose and self-confidence’

Mary Makarau has been nominated for the Patient’s Choice award for her compassionate care

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The nursing home team that helped me fight for a ‘second life’

Patient’s Choice nominee Rekha Govindan changed the prognosis for a man given weeks to live

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Support when families need it most: ‘health visitors may not know the impact they have’

Patient’s Choice nominee Noreen Ferguson helped a family deal with their son’s diagnosis

All you need to know about NMC fitness to practise cases

Fitness to practise cases are central to the NMC’s regulation of nursing standards

Shame, stigma and sexual dysfunction: the overlooked diabetes complications

Some physical and mental health issues common in people with diabetes are not discussed

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Mental health during COVID-19 pandemic

Life in lockdown: how social distancing complicates existing mental health conditions

Mental health nurses discuss how the pandemic affects clients and disrupts services

Picture is partial shot of woman’s face with her eye closed. Collaborating with service users on sleep issues is crucial to care outcomes, says occupational therapist Jessica Oglethorpe

Seven ways to improve sleep on mental health wards

Collaborating with service users on sleep issues is crucial to care outcomes

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Advanced care planning

COVID-19: how nurses can facilitate advance care planning

Conversations about end of life care are important for the patient and those close to them

Neal Aplin

Living with… post-traumatic stress disorder

Neal Aplin recounts how he learned to cope with the aftermath of a traumatic event

Living with… paranoid schizophrenia

In this article Clare Wood underlines that recovery is unique for everyone

Cervical cancer screening resources to address mental health disparities

Support for women service users with severe mental illness to access screening 

Adding personal health budgets to your mental health nursing skill set

The budgets empower patients to self-manage care and regain control of their lives
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Award winners champion sexual health and rehabilitation of mental health service users

As entries open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020, past winners reflect on their career-...

Exploring serious mental illness: an interview with nurse-turned-author Nathan Filer

For World Mental Health Day 2019 a former nurse talks about his latest book

Nurses open up about their mental health problems

Mental ill health is now the top reason for NHS sickness absence – but there is good news

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