Reporting a sexual assault at work: why I would do it again
One nurse’s experience of this professional duty, from making a statement to going to court
23 Feb 2023
Shift-working on repeat: how can nurses avoid physical burnout?
Many nurses talk of emotional burnout, but there can be debilitating physical symptoms too
22 Feb 2023
Why leaders who are kind and loyal will bring out the best in their team
Compassion does not begin and end with patients – nurses need it from their manager too
14 Feb 2023
Why is mental health nursing often challenging to define?
We need to know what core education will enable us to meet the needs of those in our care
13 Feb 2023
Support nurses to stay on at work, don’t ask retirees to return
Amid an NHS staffing crisis, the focus should be on retention, not retired staff
08 Feb 2023
M is for memorable: how to harness mnemonics to help you retrieve key information, fast
Tips on using word patterns to boost recall of important clinical information and tasks
02 Feb 2023
Kindness in the workplace – we all need it, but do we have time to practise it?
With many nursing staff feeling near to breaking point, acts of compassion are essential
01 Feb 2023
Let’s find common ground to end nurses’ strikes
Health minister Maria Caulfield wants talks on pay, conditions and workload to continue
18 Jan 2023
What battle-weary nurses need right now is the certainty staffing ratios would bring
NHS is crying out for nurse-to-patient ratios as part of a system-wide workforce plan
17 Jan 2023
ShinyMind: the free mental health app for nurses that’s tailored to your needs
How our well-being app can support you when facing extreme stress and burnout
04 Jan 2023
Nurses have been taken for granted for far too long – but here’s how to make that stop
Short-staffing will only get worse if nurses continue to feel under-valued
14 Dec 2022
Where can mental health nurses make the most difference?
There remains fierce debate about training and what mental health nurses should do
13 Dec 2022
Overseas nurse recruitment: why aren’t red list countries an NHS no-go?
Recruitment from low-income countries continues. despite the obvious ethical issues
08 Dec 2022
Does my manager have the right to phone me when I am off sick?
We explain your rights and obligations, plus how often is too often when it comes to contact
02 Dec 2022
Suicide among nurses: how we can reduce risk and stigma by simply talking
Ways to support colleagues through open, honest discussions
24 Nov 2022
How to support young caregivers – an often unseen network
Patient care planning should take into account young people who care for family members
23 Nov 2022
What nurses really want for Christmas: better pay and conditions
The profession deserves a better deal all round, all year, not a teabag ‘thank you’ treat
17 Nov 2022
We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?
Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses
09 Nov 2022