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Embedding patient experience in care service development

NHS Improvement publishes 'organisational diagnostic' framework to help senior nurses assess...

Heart

Heart of the matter: nurse-led collaboration to get serious about preventing...

A collaborative forum aims to take a 'whole-system' approach to reduce death rates from...

Chief nurse Jane Cummings to step down

England’s chief nurse Jane Cummings to step down after more than six years

Digital

IT survey reveals mismatch between what community nurses want and what they have

With one in three community nurses still using paper-based systems, more needs to be done to...

Robot wards: RCN congress discusses the future of AI technology in health and social...

With the use of robotics advancing into healthcare, what ramifications are there for staff...

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...

Evidence and Practice

Reflection and personal learning

Reflection and personal learning

Part one of this six-part continuing professional development series considered the role of...

Critical preparation and readiness to support future change

Critical preparation and readiness to support future change

The challenging nature of change is well documented and adequate preparation before...

The role and experiences of advanced nurse practitioners working in out of hours urgent care services in a primary care setting

The role and experiences of advanced nurse practitioners working in out of hours urgent...

GPs’ workload has increased significantly in recent years affecting their ability to provide...

Encouraging reflection in professional learning

This article examines the role of nurse managers in supporting reflection for professional...

Non-technical skills required to recognise and escalate patient deterioration in acute hospital settings

Non-technical skills required to recognise and escalate patient deterioration in acute...

Recognising patient deterioration is a vital nursing role. Observation based on vital signs...

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...

Features

How one care provider introduced an electronic bed management system

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has embarked on a scheme to support patient flow. Chief...

Can they crack it? The future of health services in Northern Ireland and Republic of...

With less than ayear to go before Brexit, concern over the future of cross-border...

Turning data into useful knowledge to improve patient care

Making decisions based on poor data, a concept known as ‘garbage in, garbage out’,...

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

NHS Digital chief nurse on harnessing 'big data'...

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-...

Opinion

Figures climbing up an interconnected series of clouds

Why providing good examples of leadership is imperative for all of us

If nurses can think about how to be good role models, we can teach the next generation...

Encouraging professionalism in research-informed practice environments

How the National Institute for Health Research is putting evidence at the heart of decision-...

Make your voice heard on international recruitment

World Health Organization code aimed at tackling global shortage of healthcare workers

Careers

Paul Edwards, Dementia UK director of clinical services

Making a difference in older people's care can only happen if we work as a society, says...

Alice Mitori

Feeling like the strongest person in the world

Alice Mitroi leads a nursing team at Belvedere House, providing care for those who spent...

Amerlia Greenwood-blott

'A good nurse leader never forgets why they became a nurse'...

Amelia Greenwood-Blott, regional clinical lead nurse at Local Care Force nursing agency,...

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