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End of life care being compromised by lack of nurse training, exclusive survey reveals

Poor discharge planning and lack of funding identified by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie...

Directors of nursing should be involved in tackling NHS waste management problems, say...

RCN report on NHS England waste management reveals huge disparity in cost of processing waste

The problems in nurse retention: understaffed, underachieving and underpaid

In January, the House of Commons health committee published its inquiry into the NHS...

Strategy

Have your say on building the NHS workforce

Health Education England is consulting on draft proposals to cope with increasing demand and...

Schwartz rounds: bringing staff together to improve well-being and promote better...

Findings from a study into the effectiveness of Schwartz rounds suggest that staff who...

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Podcast: Celebrating the legacy of Mary Seacole

The latest podcast looks at the life and legacy of Mary Seacole, children's mental health,...

Evidence and Practice

Wellbeing

What keeps nurses happy? Implications for workforce well-being strategies

Aim The aim of this article is to present selected findings from a doctoral study on the...

Satisfaction

Enhancing nurse satisfaction: an exploration of specialty nurse shortage in a region of...

Aim This article offers nurse managers guidance on analysing, managing and addressing a...

Simulation

High fidelity simulation to improve multidisciplinary team working with pre-registrants

Simulation has been introduced in recent years into international nursing curricula. Many...

Reflection

Reflective practices: meaningful recognition for healthy work environments

Nurses’ decisions about their intent to remain in the workforce are based on various factors...

Adult services

Simulation using ‘live’ adult service users and moulage in a variety of settings

This article shows how simulation can be modified and adapted to benefit higher education...

Double duty

Staff experiences of double-duty caring: at home and at work

Many healthcare, social care and voluntary agency employees are carers at work and at home,...

Revalidation

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Revalidation video

Watch our animated guide to revalidation

Our short film explains the revalidation process

Continuous development

Revalidation process gives specialists a chance to shine

As the first tranche of staff renew registration this month, cancer nurses explain why a new...

Patient feedback

How nurses are preparing for the revalidation process

Five nurses from across the UK discuss their plans for renewing their registration,...

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Reflective writing

An introduction to revalidation

Why revalidation, why now?

Reflective writing

How Bupa created an infrastructure to support revalidation

Paul Edwards and colleagues explain how Bupa created an infrastructure for nurse leaders to...

Reflective practice

Revalidation and reflective practice

Alison Finch explores how reflection is an important aspect of the re-registration process...

Features

Nursing needs to embrace digital ways of working and forget tech prejudices

Harnessing 'big data' will help clinicians make safer, better choices, says NHS Digital...

Data protection in the NHS: what new regulation means for you

Senior nurses are being urged to see the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a...

Embracing the benefits of agile working

How one community tissue viability service is thriving from its foundation trust's cost-...

Building the role of the clinical property adviser in a new healthcare setting

Instead of buying in the services of a healthcare planner, NHS Grampian developed the role...

Apprenticeships: what you need to know

Angelo Varetto from Skills for Health answers some frequently asked questions about...

Learning the art of delegation

Delegation is essential in nursing, and doing it effectively will mean that every member of...

Opinion

nursing staff

Vantage point: Why I’m taking a fresh look at roles and routes into nursing

Impending safe staffing law calls for imaginative ways to bolster our workforce

RCN's hands-on approach to glove use...

Ahead of World Hand Hygiene day on 5 May, the Royal College of Nursing wants to spread the...

Procurement

Buying into procurement: the RCN campaign to make better use of health service money

Rose Gallagher reflects on the RCN Small Changes Big Differences campaign and why every...

Careers

Anne Kasey

‘Always go for your goals’

Care home manager Anne Kasey talks about nurturing new members of staff and why it is a...

Karen Wilson

'We all have to work together'...

Karen Wilson talks about her new role as director of nursing, midwifery and allied health...

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‘Never be a friend of complacency’

Clinical lead for nursing and care services Caroline Betts on the opportunities and...

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