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RCN Nursing Awards 2021 open for entries: who will be named nurse of the year?

Individuals and teams invited to nominate across 15 award categories

Downing Street

Nurses urged to join virtual march on Downing Street in pay protest

Online event on 22 April will demand government reconsider recommendation for 1% pay rise

RCN chief temporarily steps back from role after cycling accident

General secretary Dame Professor Donna Kinnair on sick leave to recover from injuries

woman in a formal meeting shakes hands

Free mentoring: bid to boost diversity in senior nursing roles

Support for Filipino nurses hoping for career progression to UK profession’s top jobs

Nursing student Naana Aisha Issaka

Student covers cost of nursing degree through Instagram appeal

Crowdfunding plea raises thousands after failed attempt to get student loan

Staying cool and comfortable at work: the challenges of PPE

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

Evidence and Practice

Ward staffing

Implementation of a ward staff self-rostering system: improving morale and retention

Staff morale is important in maintaining and improving nurse recruitment and retention

Nursing-sensitive indicators: a concept analysis

Nursing-sensitive indicators: a concept analysis

Criteria for changes in a person’s health status that nursing care can directly affect

Healthy eating

Promoting healthy eating in nurses

Leadership and management practices that can support healthy eating in the workplace

Managing capability in specialist nursing practice

How enhanced training and support can improve the capability management processes

Managing volunteers who support patients with dementia or cognitive impairment on acute hospital wards: the NURTURe model

Managing volunteers who support patients with dementia or cognitive impairment

This article discusses the development of the NURTURe model on an acute hospital ward

Iranian Nurse

Investigating the factors that influence Iranian nurses’ workplace happiness

Psychological capital, interactional justice, supervisor support and workplace happiness

Features

Hand hygiene: how can you be sure your workplace is getting it right?

Compliance is critical to patient safety, but monitoring it is far from straightforward

How to prevent inpatient falls: start by refusing to accept they’re inevitable

Falls should be seen as shocking, rather than normal hospital events

Nursing, a career that runs in families… or does it?

Second and third generation nurses on whether their career was inspired by family role models

COVID-19: the support available for nurses facing emotional and financial hardship

How organisations such as the RCN Foundation are helping staff, and how to apply for a grant

Nursing leadership: which type is right for you?

Effective leadership can inspire staff and improve care

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Nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemi

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

Opinion

Too many white faces: let’s now address inequalities in senior NHS roles

COVID-19 has highlighted imbalance in the health service once again

Why is a fair pay rise for nurses not seen as a critical expense?

A 1% pay offer shows how little the government values NHS staff

COVID-19 vaccine: steps we’re taking to encourage uptake among staff in minority groups

Sensitivity to healthcare staff’s concerns about the jab is essential to boost uptake

Careers

Why human factors is about more than communication and teamwork

How human factors can improve nurses’ workplaces and create safer, streamlined services

Preparing for leadership roles: tips for developing confidence

How to learn from a mentor, silence your inner doubt and develop your own leader style

First time in charge of a ward: the support every newly qualified nurse needs

Taking on ward manger duties is challenging. Here’s how to help junior team members succeed

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