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Picture sows three nurses gathered in front of a work roster, with one writing on the roster and another looking at a clipboard

How to get your preferred flexible work hours: new advice for nurses

Show your manager the benefits of letting you work when you want but be ready to compromise

Nurse eating on a break in the car

Nowhere to take a break: nurses share workplace stories

Posts on Facebook page include reports of converted store cupboards and picnic benches

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Nurses in Scotland urged to reject 5% pay offer in ballot

Offer fails to recognise safety-critical role of nursing and soaring cost of living, says RCN

Bullying in the NHS: steep rise in complaints about managers and other colleagues

Staff need to know concerns will be taken seriously as employers insist they’re doing more

Whistleblowing nurse awarded over £460,000 after unfair dismissal claim is upheld

Linda Fairhall lost her job after raising concerns about staffing levels and workload

NMC suspends Band 6 nurse who accessed non-patients' medical records

Suspended: Band 6 nurse who was obsessed with looking up people’s medical records

Her confidentiality breaches involved relatives, neighbours and a colleague

Evidence and Practice

Determinants and consequences of workplace violence against hospital-based nurses: a rapid review and synthesis of international evidence

Determinants and consequences of workplace violence against hospital-based nurses

A rapid review and synthesis of international evidence

Investigation of the causes and effects of stress in nurses working ‘floating shifts’

Investigation of the causes and effects of stress in nurses working ‘floating shifts’

Why nurse managers should consider how floating shifts are administered

Supporting newly qualified nurses to develop their leadership skills

Supporting newly qualified nurses to develop their leadership skills

Enhance your knowledge of leadership styles, traits and characteristics

Using data analytics to enhance quality improvement projects

Using data analytics to enhance quality improvement projects

Data analytics in healthcare can enhance the effectiveness of quality improvement projects

Nurse

How reflective practice training affects critical thinking disposition and communication

An exploration of the effects of reflective practice training provided to nurse interns

Supporting the well-being of nursing students and student midwives during the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting the well-being of nursing students and student midwives during COVID-19

Support for students emphasised the need to focus on the well-being of those who deliver care

Features

Integrated care systems: why they’re going to matter to you (if they don’t already)

A seamless health and care system sounds like the perfect plan – but will ICSs work?

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

Remote assessments for physical conditions: how to get the most from video calls

Virtual consultations can transform care, and there are tools to help with tech and skills

Ditching hierarchy in healthcare: could shared decision-making work for your team?

The leadership model ensuring staff at all levels can initiate and progress change

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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

Can community nurses cope with increased out of hospital services for older people?

Community care has good outcomes, but district nursing workloads exceed capacity of services

Opinion

Abuse from patients: how it affects me and my colleagues

The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation

The COVID effect: tackling nursing’s image problem with some positives

How a recruitment campaign is reaffirming work-life balance and career opportunities

More money for care homes is welcome, but falls well short of what is needed

Uplift to care home nursing contribution will not make up for years of financial neglect

Students

Student placement

What is supernumerary status and why does it need protecting?

With placements disrupted by the pandemic, some view students’ special status as under threat

What to expect from a placement with a district nursing team

Hone your leadership, communication and clinical skills while supporting patients at home

Careers

My first time in charge of a ward: what it taught me about delegation and leadership

Being in charge can seem daunting but go for it if you get the chance – and here’s why

What do clinical academic nurses do and would this dual role suit me?

How to use clinical experience to develop the evidence base that underpins patient care

Non-medical prescribing preceptorship: boosting your confidence to practise autonomously

How nurse prescribers are getting the support they need to grow into their role

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