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Are you a disordered eater? How being a nurse could be putting you at risk

Protected mealtimes are helpful to patients, so maybe it’s time you had them too

Presents from patients: when is accepting a Christmas gift not allowed?

Patients may want to show appreciation, but there are rules about gifts to staff

Young people with cancer: how nurses can offer psychological support

Cancer diagnosis can be hard for young people who need high-quality nursing support

Trauma-informed care: why it should be part of every nurse’s practice

One in three adults has experienced trauma, which can affect mental and physical health

How to improve patient care – and save the planet at the same time

Small sustainable changes can make a huge impact on the health of your patients and the world

Button batteries, plastic toys and coins: treating children who ingest foreign bodies

More children and teenagers are attending EDs due to ingested foreign objects

RSV cases are already high – are you prepared for a possible winter surge?

How to manage symptoms and risk of seasonal lower respiratory tract infections in children

Your guide to RCN congress 2021

All you need to know about this year’s amended programme, educational events and lectures

Sepsis in children: how to spot the signs and take immediate action

Children often present with atypical symptoms, delaying treatment

Health visitor diaries: harrowing disclosures and safeguarding

Two health visitors share their accounts of a challenging and rewarding day

How to survive night shifts: advice on protecting your health and well-being

Sleep expert Steven Lockley’s tips to help you establish good routines around night shifts

Shame, stigma and not making a fuss – why nurses fear seeking help when at rock bottom

Nurse suicide attempts rose during the pandemic. Help for you or a colleague

Front-line diaries: a life in the day of three emergency department nurses

Nurses share their accounts of a shift before lockdown restrictions eased

What happens now: the state of nursing after the COVID-19 pandemic

Six nurse leaders discuss how the past 18 months have affected their workplaces

Maths anxiety: how to conquer your fears and calculate with confidence

Reduce your risk of medications errors by becoming comfortable with numbers

COVID-19 and children: should there be a vaccine roll out and are school nurses key?

Vaccinating children could help protect vulnerable people but doubts remain over its priority

Children and young people with cancer: why age-appropriate care is crucial

UK-wide analysis of children and young adults with cancer shows a mixed picture

Staying cool and comfortable at work: the challenges of PPE

Innovations in uniform design are making COVID-19 care requirements a bit more bearable

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