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Turning a blind eye to the needs of young people

Heather Henry bridges the gaps between a broken community

Turn a disappointing placement into a positive one

A difficult placement has its drawbacks, but dig deeper and you will always find something...

Student voice - Care begins at home

While I don’t imagine anyone in any line of work feels happy about calling in sick, I have...

Student voice - Getting motivated

On the whole, I consider myself a calm, logical person who rarely gets stressed. This stands...

In memory of June Jolly

June Jolly, who has died at the age of 87, was an influential nurse and author who helped...

Making nursing degree only was a positive move

In December the government announced plans to develop a new healthcare role, the nursing...

RCN's centenary offers a chance to reflect on a century of change

Former RCN president Lucy Ottley once said: ‘What an opportunity we have to guide the future...

A change for the better

Revalidation, one of the most significant changes to the regulation of nurses and midwives,...

Keep your eyes – and mind – open to signs of domestic abuse

Abuse is often hidden behind an 'ordinary' relationship, says RCN Nurse of the Year Amanda...

Voices - Being a Care Maker means sharing the spirit of the 6Cs, says Jane Cummings

Last month a celebration event was held for Care Makers – those volunteers who act as...

On being a nursing student in the current political climate

Being a nursing student in the current political climate can be alarming and exhausting.

Inspirational lessons in frailty

Frailty in older patients is an important issue that we all need to be aware of in light of...

Surviving seasonal pressures while delivering quality care

Nickola Amin suggests a way to survive seasonal pressures while delivering quality care

The meningitis B vaccine shouldn’t depend on a parent’s finances

Why I paid three times the recommended price to protect my daughter

Voices - The NMC is responsive to nurses’ ever-changing needs, says Janet Finch

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is committed to being a dynamic organisation that values...

Today's nurses should be proud of their graduate status...

Jennifer Hunt urges newly quaified nurses to be tall poppies, not shrinking violets

Voices - We must be honest about the NHS care we can expect, says Janet Davies

After years of campaigning for better training, regulation and opportunities for healthcare...

Happy Valentine's Day? Not for everyone...

Nurses should be extra vigilent around Valentine's Day to spot signs of possible domestic...

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