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Anxiety, headaches and chest problems: sharp rise in nurse sickness since COVID-19

Winter well-being campaign aims to encourage staff to prioritise mental and physical health

Blood tube shortage: what nurses need to know

Non-urgent primary care and community testing in England halted until 17 September

Illustration of figure representing a nurse holding a row of posts that seem to be toppling

Building resilience at work: nurses join study on coping with stressful events

Critical care staff will learn strategies and skills to help them after COVID-19 pressures

Coronavirus reinfection: what we know so far

The risk for nurses, plus how to advise patients worried about contracting COVID again

chancellor Rishi Sunak outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the Commons to deliver his budget

Unions label 1% nurse pay rise suggestion as 'insulting'

RCN accuses government of being dangerously out of touch with nursing staff and public

Picture shows nurses recruited from overseas working at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Rules relaxed on recruiting overseas nurses

RCN cautions that change risks damaging health and care systems of developing countries

Evidence and Practice

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Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Undertaking pre-pilot work to gain an empathetic insight into participants’ perspectives

Pre-pilot work and a reflective approach can strengthen rigour, as well as assist in planning

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Patient and public involvement in research design and oversight

Nurse researchers are ideally placed to collaborate with patients and public in research

Successful strategies for including adults with intellectual disabilities in research studies that use interpretative phenomenological analysis

Interpretative phenomenological analysis and adults with intellectual disabilities

Strategies for recruiting and collecting data from adults with intellectual disabilities

Maintaining momentum in action research

Maintaining momentum in action research

Critical reflection can help identify and overcome the challenges arising in action research

Experiences of an insider researcher – interviewing your own colleagues

Experiences of an insider researcher – interviewing your own colleagues

Reflections on insider research by participants in a constructionist grounded theory study

Evidence and practice: a review of vignettes in qualitative research

Evidence and practice: a review of vignettes in qualitative research

How to develop insight into the research process by developing vignettes as a research tool

Features

Nurse-led project shows how rewarding a career in cancer research can be

Cancer Research UK senior nurse Ben Hood’s project ignites interest in cancer research role and boosts recruitment

Picture of Suriya Kirkpatrick, a senior cancer research nurse and genomics practitioner. In this article she and two other clinical research nurses share their accounts of a shift, offering an insight into their daily work.

A day in the life of a clinical research nurse

The shared diaries offer a taste of nursing life and its high points and challenges

Opinion

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Strategies for becoming a successful writer

Many experience writing challenges, but there are techniques and strategies that can help you

Peer review: how to do it well

Tips for peer reviewers to ensure they can influence what is published

Students sharing research

Methodological issues and methods in doctoral studies: tips and advice for success

Advice on a good basis for sound nurse research

Careers

Clinical research: how getting involved gives your professional development a boost

Tips for taking an active role in nurse research, and why it’s exciting and rewarding work

How to rebuild positivity and move forward even when you’re exhausted

COVID-19 pandemic has left nurses traumatised, but healing is possible

From burnout to a top job in nursing research: what I’ve learned

Senior nurse researcher Jill Maben shares her tips for a move into research