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Andrea Sutcliffe

Adult social care nursing: NMC chief champions ‘disregarded and undermined’ staff

Andrea Sutcliffe says they display a high level of knowledge, skills and competence

Illustration entitled 'menopause', showing a female nurse

Menopause guidance challenges misconceptions about mood and depression

Advice for nurses highlights how common menopause-related symptoms may be misdiagnosed

Two of the Nike shoes for nurses

Nike launches a range of shoes to support nurses during long shifts

Testing by healthcare staff informed the design of their ‘fit, cushioning and traction’

The Welsh Labour party political broadcast featured an actor dressed as a nurse

Welsh Labour withdraws political broadcast that features an actor playing a nurse

Parties must clarify use of actors if the audience could be ‘misled’ by their appearance

Picture shows a female medic chatting to an older woman who is sitting up in a hospital bed. The article says the nursing profession needs to debate whether intentional rounding is the best way to deliver care to patients.

Senior nurses need to discuss whether the practice of intentional rounding continues

Is intentional rounding the best way to deliver care or just a tick-box exercise?

Jean Higgins presents a bouquet to the then Princess Elizabeth, now the Queen at a film premiere

Tributes paid to a proud pioneer of agency nursing

Jean Higgins ran an early nurse recruitment agency set up for the benefit of the NHS

Evidence and Practice

Exploring the public perspectives of e-professionalism in nursing

Exploring the public perspectives of e-professionalism in nursing

Public perceptions of the acceptability of nurses’ online behaviours and e-professionalism

Use of instant messaging to enhance leadership and management training for rural nurse managers

How instant messaging can boost leadership training for rural nurse managers

A study explored the use of instant messaging in continuing education for nurses and midwives

Chairing meetings

Chairing and managing formal workplace meetings: skills for nurse leaders

An overview of how to lead and manage effective meetings

The right fit

Establishing an advanced care academy and its role in advanced practitioner development

Advanced clinical practice roles help fill gaps in care provision and improve consistency

Interprofessional shared governance and relationship-based care

Implementation and lessons learned from a US project carried out over eight years

Objective structured clinical exam: how clinical nurse educators can support internationally educated nurses

Objective structured clinical exam: how clinical nurse educators can support...

Internationally educated nurses (IENs) require robust teaching programmes to support them...

Features

Taurai Matare, ophthalmology matron at Whipps Cross Hospital in London, and RCN Nurse of the Year 2019, meets prime minister Boris Johnson

RCN Nurse of the Year: ‘I had no idea how far this award would take me’

Taurai Matare on her first 100 days in the role – and her one-to-one with the prime minister

Mental health conditions gave now overtaken musculoskeletal complaints as the number one reason for sickness absence among nurses.

Nurses open up about their mental health problems

Mental ill health is now the top reason for NHS sickness absence – but there is good news

Picture shows Ian Hall, an advanced nurse practitioner at NHS Orkney, in his car at an island harbour. Regional academies for advanced care practitioner roles in Scotland are striving to improve consistency. Picture: QNIS

Applying national standards to advanced clinical practice

Regional academies for ACP roles in Scotland are striving to improve consistency

Career ladder

A career ladder that general practice nurses can climb

New leadership and training opportunities are opening up for primary care nurses

Nurse managers urged to be active in promoting environmental sustainability

The RCN is lobbying healthcare providers to adopt strategies on environmental sustainability

Team offers intensive support to enable service-users to live independently

Rehabilitation by award-winning team enables people with mental illness to live at home

Opinion

Pay illustration

Who gets paid what in the NHS?

Who are the best-paid workers in the NHS? And who gets left underpaid and overworked?

Picture shows a young man in a hospital room being reassured by a nurse, who has a hand on his shoulder. This article stresses the importance of investing in mental health nursing leadership on acute medical and surgical wards.

How good nursing leadership can champion holistic healthcare

Investment in mental health nursing leadership is vital on acute wards

Illustration of female mental health service user who has been sexually abused

Sexual safety in all mental health settings is a fundamental right for service users

Sexual Safety Collaborative to have new standards to improve sexual safety on wards

Careers

Illustration showing integrated health and social care systems

Helping nurses to integrate health and social care

Resources include a toolkit to support nurse leaders to make decisions about service redesign

Sue Houston

Head of nursing at a neurological rehabilitation specialist service provider

Developing leadership skills has always been a priority for Sue Houston

Risq Animasaun

Senior staff nurse on a general psychiatric, female-only ward

I have an instinctive desire to provide care and support to people, says Risq Animasaun

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