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Nurses’ days off due to stress-related illness up 20% from pre-COVID levels

Latest data from NHS Digital show that more than 128,000 days were lost in February this year

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How to get your preferred flexible work hours: new advice for nurses

Show your manager the benefits of letting you work when you want but be ready to compromise

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Nowhere to take a break: nurses share workplace stories

Posts on Facebook page include reports of converted store cupboards and picnic benches

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Nurses in Scotland urged to reject 5% pay offer in ballot

Offer fails to recognise safety-critical role of nursing and soaring cost of living, says RCN

Bullying in the NHS: steep rise in complaints about managers and other colleagues

Staff need to know concerns will be taken seriously as employers insist they’re doing more

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Nurses laugh off expert advice to take a power nap during night shifts

Fatigue expert recommends a nap to stay vigilant but nurses say it wouldn’t be allowed

Evidence and Practice

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Cultural safety can be an effective way to work with people from diverse communities

Development of a nurse-led transport service for non-critical neonates and children in Northern Ireland

Development of a nurse-led transport service for non-critical neonates and children

Understand the advantages of the transport nurse role and similar nurse-led services

Role of retrieval nurse practitioners in safely transferring critically ill adults and children during COVID-19

Safely transferring critically ill adults and children during COVID-19

The role of retrieval nurse practitioners in inter-hospital transport of the critically ill

Barriers to health promotion with overweight or obese children, young people and their families

Barriers to health promotion with overweight children, young people and their families

Identifying the barriers that children’s nurses face in addressing overweight or obesity

Biological basis of child health 15: understanding the renal system and common renal conditions in children

Biological basis of child health 15: the renal system and common renal conditions

The 15th in our series focuses on the renal system and common renal conditions in children

Reducing pressure injuries in children caused by peripheral intravenous cannulae

Reducing pressure injuries in children caused by peripheral intravenous cannulae

Education, tubular bandaging and skin inspections could reduce incidence of pressure injuries

Features

Effective communication with children and young people: tips and tricks

How to engage with younger patients and ensure they understand their care

Integrated care systems: why they’re going to matter to you (if they don’t already)

A seamless health and care system sounds like the perfect plan – but will ICSs work?

Specialist nurse team’s sleep project helps children with severe learning disabilities

Nurses trained as sleep counsellors and ran online workshops to support families and carers

Type 1 diabetes in children: an overview of the condition and its management

Nurses are seeing more children with type 1 diabetes: a round up of treatment and advice

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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

Opinion

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Will integrated care systems stop the postcode lottery in children’s palliative care?

There are fears as children’s palliative care services are stretched to breaking point

School nurses in dire need of more support to fulfil safeguarding role

Nurses distressed by inability to adequately safeguard and protect amid rising demand

Hepatitis in children: symptoms, possible causes and treatment

Children affected by the sudden onset of hepatitis are predominantly under five years old

Students

What is academic supervision and how can it help me get the most out of my studies?

How this support can help you keep your assignment on track – or even get you started

Clinical placement in a research and development team: what a nursing student can expect

Seeing clinical trials up close shows how medical ethics work in a real-world setting

How a practice education facilitator can help you get the most out of your placement

The role supports students in clinical practice and ensures NMC standards are met

Careers

Framework for a career: how general practice nursing is being transformed

A new framework for general practice provides a structure for career and role development

My first time in charge of a ward: what it taught me about delegation and leadership

Being in charge can seem daunting but go for it if you get the chance – and here’s why

Non-medical prescribing preceptorship: boosting your confidence to practise autonomously

How nurse prescribers are getting the support they need to grow into their role

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