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cervical screening campaign stand

Take a break, have a smear test: NHS trust’s bid to boost uptake among staff

Workplace cervical screening is proving a hit with nurses

Vacuuming office space

Northern Irish trust tells office-based nurses to clean their own workspace

Union Unite says the directive may aim to save money but is ‘absurd’

Old View of Nurses

Matt Hancock draws fire for claiming some nurses stand up when a doctor enters the room

Nursing community takes to social media to accuse health secretary of ‘spouting rubbish’

Sanitary products

NHS hospital patients in England to receive free sanitary products

Scheme to tackle ‘period poverty’ is good news for nurses, says RCN

Ruth May

‘If we don’t fill vacancies we can’t begin to take on other challenges’

Nursing shortage is profession’s most pressing issue, England CNO Ruth May tells summit

NHS nursing leaders

New nursing leaders announced for NHS in England

Chief nursing officer Ruth May says senior team can ‘deliver on our commitments’

Evidence and Practice

Enhanced supervision: new ways to promote safety and well-being in patients requiring one-to-one or cohort nursing

Enhanced supervision: new ways to promote safety and well-being in patients requiring...

The number of older people with multiple co-morbidities and cognitive impairment being...

Relationship between communication skills and emotional intelligence among nurses

Relationship between communication skills and emotional intelligence among nurses

Aim Nurses’ emotional intelligence (EI) affects many of their behavioural skills. Given the...

Importance of reflection in revalidation

Importance of reflection in revalidation

Reflection is a hallmark of professional practice and an important element of the Nursing...

Applying the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation principles in healthcare settings

Applying the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation principles...

The Data Protection Act (DPA) of 1998 was radically updated in 2018 and since then there has...

An exploration of NHS clinical staff perceptions of changes to clinical products and their procurement

An exploration of NHS clinical staff perceptions of changes to clinical products and...

The NHS in England is working to reduce variation and waste in the use of clinical products...

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...

Features

woman crosses jigsaw bridge

Nursing associates: how employers can make the most of the new role

Workforce decisions need to be made about how nursing associates fit into the wider...

Tenacity, passion and visible leadership are vital in older people’s care

This article in our careers series profiles an assistant director of nursing who wants staff...

Improving communication and palliative care at times of clinical uncertainty in...

This is the fifth in a series of six articles that aims to encourage nurse leaders to...

Always Events: what health services should do every time

Defining what should happen each time users come into contact with health services

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...

Claire Johnston

‘The pressures on mental health are extraordinary’

Claire Johnston reveals her plans to help rebuild the NMC – and her optimism for the future...

Opinion

Brexit illustration

Why it’s important to keep our links with European nurse networks strong

As UK nurses, we need to hold on to our international collaborations after Brexit

People sit round in some kind of collaborative group session

A Framework for Mental Health Nursing in Wales

A policy document celebrating and improving the country’s mental health nursing profession

Mental healthcare: change is needed at the top to address care inequalities

More BME mental health nurses and leaders could improve patient outcomes

Careers

Rebekah Bewsey

Children and young people’s care pathway lead and matron

RCNi award-winning team leader Rebekah Bewsey: 'I don’t think I chose nursing; it chose me'

Care home operations dementia manager

RCNi award winner Yvonne Manson knew early on that she wanted to work in care homes

Ann Collins

‘It is a privilege to work with people who are at their most vulnerable’

Advanced nurse practitioner Ann Collins talks about her work with older people

Jobs