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NHS figures reveal April peak in nurse sickness absence due to COVID-19

Anxiety, stress and depression also accounted for one quarter of absences in May

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Nurse cleanses the hand of a patient nearing the end of life – as Nursing Standard and Marie Curie ask nurses to complete their survey

Impact of the pandemic on end of life care: take part in our survey

Tell us how COVID-19 has affected the care of dying patients

10k for Nurses and Midwives campaign

Nurses urged to join the 10k challenge and help healthcare colleagues

10k for Nurses and Midwives campaign is run by the Cavell Nurses’ Trust

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Report calls for urgent review of impact of 12-hour shifts on nurses

The King’s Fund makes recommendations to improve well-being of staff

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Commons committee lacks faith in government workforce planning

DHSC does not know how many nurses are needed or where or in what specialisms, MPs say

A nurse holds the hand of an adult as bereavement care standards after the death of a child are published

Caring for families when a child dies: nurses publish bereavement care standards

Guidance explains how you can do your best for grieving parents

Evidence and Practice

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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...

Using change management to implement barcode medicines administration technology

Using change management to implement barcode medicines administration technology

Complex projects, such as barcode technology implementation, require staff engagement

Effect of nurse managers’ leadership styles on predicted nurse turnover

Effect of nurse managers’ leadership styles on predicted nurse turnover

Understanding the effects of nurse managers’ leadership on turnover may improve retention

A preceptorship toolkit for nurse managers, teams and healthcare organisations

A preceptorship toolkit for nurse managers, teams and healthcare organisations

Researchers have developed a toolkit to develop and improve preceptorship

A nurse-led youth volunteering project to support older people on acute hospital wards

A nurse-led youth volunteering project to support older people on acute hospital wards

Young people volunteering on acute hospital wards can provide extra support to older patients

Effective nurse leadership in times of crisis

Effective nurse leadership in times of crisis

Essential leadership skills and the importance of decision-making and emotional intelligence

Features

Sexual harassment against nurses: what to do if you or your colleagues are affected

New RCN guidance aims to empower nurses to recognise and report it

Skilled professionals or NHS ‘heroes’: has public perception of nursing really changed?

An enhanced profile is one thing, but better pay and support requires a fundamental shift

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The nursing home team that helped me fight for a ‘second life’

Patient’s Choice nominee Rekha Govindan changed the prognosis for a man given weeks to live

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Support when families need it most: ‘health visitors may not know the impact they have’

Patient’s Choice nominee Noreen Ferguson helped a family deal with their son’s diagnosis

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Safeguarding against the odds: ‘this highlights what learning disability nurses do’

Patient’s Choice award nominee Marie Perry ‘went all out’ to ensure a young man’s safety

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Cardiac arrest on a long-haul flight: ‘this brave young nurse saved my life’

As a nursing student, Patient’s Choice nominee Isobel Corrie gave CPR to a fellow passenger

Opinion

Why nurse managers need to start saying ‘yes’ to flexible working

Even small changes to staff working patterns can improve care and retain nurses

Successful nursing handovers: tips for every shift

Clear communication is critical. Here’s how to make the most of handovers

Care after death: the grief journey for those bereaved during COVID-19

How a redeployed nursing team supported families affected by visiting restrictions

Careers

Why every nurse should embrace the potential of digital technology

Information management is fundamental to nursing, which is why computers are a powerful ally

By innovating service improvements you’re transforming your career and patient care

When nurses are a force for change, their own professional development benefits

Arrested career development: a tool to tackle barriers faced by BAME staff

A senior manager’s new model can help employers to support career progression

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