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Abuse from patients: how it affects me and my colleagues

The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation

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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

Burnout from COVID-19 emerges as a factor when nurses decide to quit the profession

What are the implications of this pandemic push factor for the UK workforce?

Incivility at work and its impact on your morale as well as patient safety

Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated

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

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

Racist abuse in the NHS: ignoring patients’ prejudice doesn’t make it go away

Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational

Safe staffing is not a local issue – but England seems to have missed the memo

Legislated nurse-to-patient ratios are gaining support globally, so why not here?

DNACPR discussions with patients and families: do you feel adequately prepared?

Advance care planning and the tools that can help you ask patients what matters to them

Learning disability and autism training: why my son’s death will not be in vain

New programme will help staff improve their skills and confidence when delivering care

Coping after baby loss: why I set up a ‘safe space’ peer support group

A senior staff nurse explains how it helped her return to work after two miscarriages

How can nurses ensure children feel calm during clinical procedures?

It is vital to focus on a child’s distress and well-being rather than completing the task

Agency nurses and tax avoidance: if a scheme looks too good to be true, it probably is

HMRC’s advice on cutting loose of income tax arrangements that could land you in arrears

Safeguarding older teens: ED nurses need professional curiosity

Meaningful conversations are vital when there is a safeguarding concern

Why we need to listen to the child’s voice

A review is to be held into the tragic case of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes

Ideas welcome: how to innovate to improve patient care

All nurses can be leaders in innovation, whatever their job title, pay scale or experience

School vaccinations: nurses should never be subject to threats and abuse

Being involved in the COVID-19 vaccination drive is challenging for school nurses

Bereavement support crisis: how should we shape future services?

Even before the pandemic, provision was inadequate. Share your views on joined-up support

Malaria vaccine: why we should keep some perspective with children and COVID-19

Malaria kills 260,000 children under five a year in Africa, so a new vaccine is a life-...

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