Analysis

Fobbed off and undermined: the racist attitudes obstructing careers

How to combat the recruitment bias that holds back many black and Asian nurses

Diogenes syndrome: how to recognise and act on signs of self-neglect in older people

Self-neglect can be associated with hoarding and other mental health problems

Calling in sick: do fear and guilt stop you from taking time off when you’re ill?

Advice if you are worried about sickness policies, or leaving colleagues in the lurch

Abuse of patients: what all nurses can do to help end bad practice

Advice on reporting concerns and abusive practices and the support available

Strike action could be a defining moment for the profession – but can it succeed?

Why precedent proves nurses can win on the picket line, without losing public support

Brain fog: causes and coping strategies from menopause to long-COVID

Top tips on coping with debilitating brain fog when you need a clear head for work

Record-keeping and documentation: how to improve your practice and avoid mistakes

Advice on keeping accurate patient records, and fitting notes-writing into your shift

Type 2 diabetes: unexpected comorbidities and how to help complex patients

Study found accompanying conditions can include back pain, depression and osteoarthritis

Workforce vaccinations: impact of COVID-19 vaccine campaign on nurses’ views

What nurses are saying about having this year’s flu jab, and mandatory vaccination

Nursing student attrition: what's happening to the COVID-19 cohort?

Pandemic and cost of living adding to pressures on those due to graduate

Learning disability nurse shortage

Staff shortage: how it affects learning disability inpatients on mental health wards

Lack of specialist staff is leaving people in hospital for longer with inadequate care

PPE: there is more of it – but it’s still not fit for purpose, say female nurses

Nursing Standard survey finds many still struggle to get equipment that fits

Compassionate leadership: how to make it happen in your workplace

Empathy and inclusiveness can be hard to find in the hierarchies of the NHS

Nurses’ freedom to speak: are things better for whistleblowers in the NHS?

Improvements have been made, but work culture still needs to change

Collective action: how nurse power can effect change in working conditions

Nurses acting together can achieve success that has significant implications

CPD: are the right opportunities hard to find? Practical advice to meet your needs

Tips on accessing tailored learning and development and how employers can help

Medication errors: how to avoid them and what to do if you make one

Advice on common mistakes, their potential consequences and methods to improve safety

Salary sacrifice purchases: things to consider before signing up

It may seem like a lifeline, but the option can increase financial difficulties for some

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