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FGM – Recognise, Respond, Refer and Report

Nurses now have a duty to report cases of FGM. By building rapport with women affected they...

Why are social care staff undervalued and misunderstood?

Research by the national learning disability charity FitzRoy has found that families of...

Voices - Revalidation is a chance to develop, so make the most of it, says Janet Finch

The momentous decision to introduce revalidation marks the start of a new era for the UK’s...

Demystifying nursing research

Wendy Durham and Chris Sykes explain conceptual frameworks and how they are used in nursing...

Florence Nightingale would be horrified that we deny people natural light

Spending all day in artificial light is not good for patients' physical or psychological...

So many people helped me achieve my OBE

Chief Executive of The Florence Nightingale Foundation, Elizabeth Robb, reflects on how it...

For victims of domestic violence the first step is the hardest

Everyone has the potential to be a victim of domestic violence

There is no place in health care for unhealthy attitudes towards LGBT staff

As a report from LGBT campaigning charity Stonewall reveals that LGBT health and social care...

A Canadian challenge in honour of nurse Edith Cavell

Susan Osborne travelled to Canada to join other healthcare professionals raising money for...

The RCN has crucial roles to play in support of nursing

Ainna Fawcett-Henesy, international consultant in Nursing and Health, on why the RCN has to...

Public health profiling prepares nursing students

Jo Brown and Guy Collins explain that simulated practice can prepare students to work in...

Ban protestors from intimidating women entering abortion clinics

Julia Bradley, from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, says women are being distressed...

Counting the cost of domestic abuse

RCN Nurse of the Year Amanda Burston on domestic violence's human and financial costs

New tool to help nurses improve nutritional care

Contains measures for quality of care as well as barriers and patient experience

I'm in work Jeremy. Are you? ...

Contrary to recent comments from health secretary Jeremy Hunt, consultants are not fat-cats...

Scotland's named person scheme rides roughshod over parents' rights ...

The named person scheme, part of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, will...

Highlighting the work of children’s endocrine nurse specialists

Nursing Children and Young People have started a continuing professional development series...

Council of Deans of Health and Universities UK should stick to their primary purpose

Scrapping nursing bursaries and bringing in tuition fees will do nothing to address...

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