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Nurses need legal protection for care compromised by pandemic, says nursing leader

Nicki Credland calls for legal protection for nurses as staffing pressures continue

Army deployment in NHS hospitals exposes scale of staffing crisis

Soldiers help relieve twin pressures of COVID-related staff absence and soaring bed demand

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Pay rise for nurses would boost wider economy, report says

RCN welcomes ‘compelling argument’ in consultancy report supporting nurses’ pay rise

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COVID-19 death in service: nurses’ families need support to claim pay-out

Unions urge higher take-up of NHS and social care coronavirus life assurance scheme

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HCA with three young children dies from COVID-19

Rachel Trott had started her first NHS job only three months earlier at a hospital in Kent

COVID-19 cardiac complications: counting the long-term cost

The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty

Evidence and Practice

Advocating for LGBTQ+ older adults: a review of the role of executive nurses

How to advocate for LGBTQ+ older adults and create safe and inclusive healthcare environments

Identifying the nurse characteristics that affect anticipated turnover

Identifying the nurse characteristics that affect anticipated turnover

Why you should read this article • To be aware of the proportion of nurses who intend to...

Moving evidence into practice with outcomes-driven acuity data

Why you should read this article: • To recognise that outcomes-driven acuity data provide a...

Using huddles to improve communication and teamwork in an instrument-processing department

Using huddles to improve communication and teamwork in an instrument-processing...

Why you should read this article:: • To enhance your awareness of the benefits of team...

Challenges and opportunities of the executive nurse director role in the UK

A scoping review exploring issues affecting directors’ ability to deliver the nursing agenda

Open access
Strengthening quality assurance by implementing an evidence-based revision of a ward accreditation programme

Strengthening quality assurance by implementing an evidence-based revision of a ward...

Why you should read this article: • To recognise the role of ward accreditation in ensuring...

Features

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Nurse wearing a face mask walks away from a hospital building, looking downcast

How COVID-19 is affecting nurses’ mental health, and what to do about it

There are so many reasons to feel anxious about coronavirus, but help is out there

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

Domestic abuse: how to spot the signs and support colleagues who may be affected

Nurses in all sectors will have contact with victims, but can also be at risk themselves

Transgender nurses in the workplace: how trusts are supporting gender diversity

The NHS has made rapid progress in recent years – and we all have a part to play

Fair pay, safe staffing and support during COVID-19: priorities for nursing in 2021

The RCN general secretary on being an advocate for nursing in its most difficult year to date

Best apps for nurses: the help that’s just a click away

The smartphone apps that support your practice and can make your home life easier too

Opinion

critical care staff in ICU at Royal Papworth Hospital working in PPE

NHS services are running on sheer goodwill and teamwork

COVID-19 has laid bare the depth of the nurse workforce crisis, with staff at tipping point

Inclusive and compassionate leadership is what we need now

Leaders willing to learn from experience can create a more productive environment

COVID-19 and abuse of staff: how we’re handling aggression towards nurses

Visiting restrictions have provoked aggressive behaviour from some members of the public

Careers

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

Why you should do a PhD: a nurse’s guide to entering the research world

Children’s cancer nurse Helen Pearson explains what motivates her academic work

Conflict at work: how professional advocates help staff cope with challenging situations

An approach borrowed from midwifery can improve care quality and nurses’ working lives

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