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Maze

Access to older people's services is 'complicated and confusing', CQC...

Report suggests integration can improve services, but highlights navigation difficulties

NMC panel

NMC targets diversity with more BME members on panels

Regulator says new appointments increase BME representation, but there is still ‘more to do’

Obese nurse measures obese patient

Nursing Standard survey reveals extent of obesity among nurses 

Does your weight hamper your ability to offer healthy lifestyle advice?

Voice

Too few primary care nurses with leadership roles involved in service delivery decisions

Nurses’ Voice network seeks to help primary care nurses develop their careers

Safeguarding framework will help nurses protect their patients

RCN sets out competencies for healthcare staff in relation to adult safeguarding

Leadership programme

Leadership programme aims to enhance nurse research and innovation

Senior nurses and midwives can apply to improve their professions’ influence

Evidence and Practice

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

Intentional rounding was introduced in the UK in 2012 to improve direct nursing care...

Keeping support and clinical supervision on your agenda

Keeping support and clinical supervision on your agenda

Support and clinical supervision can benefit staff and service users. Inquiries have...

Challenges of being a hospital nurse manager in the Volta region of Ghana: a qualitative study

Challenges of being a hospital nurse manager in the Volta region of Ghana: a...

Aim To explore the challenges facing hospital nurse managers (HNMs) in selected hospitals in...

Student-led simulation: preparing students for leadership

Student-led simulation: preparing students for leadership

It is vital to prepare nurses to become informed leaders with the required knowledge and...

Nebuliser

Effects of ambulatory emergency care on organisational and patient outcomes

The aim of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) is to provide patients with ambulatory care‑...

How can critical thinking make me a better nurse?

Critical thinking can help nurses provide excellent care and improve patient well-being

Features

Angela Hall

Outstanding nurses whose compassion and innovation won recognition

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to nominate yourself or a colleague...

Palliative_Care_Older_People

Managing transitions to palliative care for older people in acute hospitals

This is the fourth in a series of six articles that aim to encourage nurse leaders to...

Stemming the tide of violence towards NHS staff

With the 'threat of violence a daily reality', measures are being taken by government to...

Stroke

Interprofessional teamwork in stroke care

This is the third in a series of six articles that aim to encourage nurse leaders to explore...

‘How I turned a demoralised group into a strong, diverse team’

Sandra Bennett’s leadership unlocked the potential of a struggling multicultural team

Providing care for people with dementia alongside other long-term conditions

Part two in our research series: supporting carers responsible for people with dementia

Opinion

inspections

CQC inspections may achieve few tangible benefits

A study of how CQC inspections influence healthcare performance has startling insights

How senior nurses can help fight antimicrobial resistance

Non-prescription advice pads rolled out to support Keep Antibiotics Working campaign

Social healthcare

Adapting overseas models of health and social care to the UK: what could work?

Providing help funded through long-term care insurance may be part of the answer

Careers

My job: Influencing policy through my nurse manager role

Chief of nursing Karen Roberts on providing clinical expertise and advice to Macmillan...

'Good assessment skills are crucial to nursing'...

Identify weaknesses in your practice, and develop them says nurse manager Helen Phelan

Paul Jebb

‘Never let anyone force you into lowering your values as a nurse’

Nursing support director Paul Jebb on the importance of role modelling

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