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Winter pressures: how will the health service cope this time round?

With winter looming, pressure builds for Matt Hancock to turn around the past two years of...

Nurse managers have a vital role in the future success of social care

The government's promised social care measures will need strong nurse leadership and joined-...

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NHS pay deal: RCN pledges independent review over confusion

Petition submitted to RCN amid anger over how some members say it promoted NHS pay deal

Telling it how it is: senior nurses voice concerns in RCNi survey

Nearly half of senior nursing workforce concerned for safe staffing on the front line

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Pay rise for staff on Agenda for Change contracts outside NHS

NHS pay deal to be extended to nurses employed by arm’s-length providers

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EXCLUSIVE: The short staffing that is threatening patient safety across the UK

Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey results add weight to case for safe staffing law

Evidence and Practice

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Effects of ambulatory emergency care on organisational and patient outcomes

The aim of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) is to provide patients with ambulatory care‑...

Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing professional development

Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing...

Aim This article provides an insight into the effect of safeguarding of vulnerable adults...

Results of cross-faculty ‘capstone’ assessments involving nursing and performing arts students

Results of cross-faculty ‘capstone’ assessments involving nursing and performing arts...

This article describes how ‘capstone’ assessments were created to provide two different...

A novel solution to the nursing workforce crisis: recruitment of overseas nurses living locally

A novel solution to the nursing workforce crisis: recruitment of overseas nurses living...

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has recruited nurses from overseas from within and...

Using the Care Excellence Framework to benchmark and improve patient care

Using the Care Excellence Framework to benchmark and improve patient care

Quality is complex and difficult to define, and institutions and organisations often have...

Supervision and assessment: the new Nursing and Midwifery Council standards

Supervision and assessment: the new Nursing and Midwifery Council standards

In the UK, mentors of pre-registration nurses must achieve the stage 2 outcomes of the...

Features

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RCNi’s new digital resource will support nurses in making clinical decisions

Interactive tool offers fast point-of-care access to guidance and best-practice information

Make sure you’re ready for this year’s flu immunisation programme

Practitioners should be ready to ensure administration of age-appropriate vaccinations

How training could improve the way HCAs relate to older people

A research review shows the importance of good relationships for clinical outcomes

Lisa Rodrigues on depression

I was depressed and anxious - and running a mental health trust

Lisa Rodrigues hopes talking about her anxiety will help leaders struggling to cope

Careers advice: what the experts say

Senior nurses offer some tips on the practicalities of the recruitment process

Jane Cummings

Biggest challenge has been wanting to do more, says outgoing chief nurse

Jane Cummings hopes her legacy will be a more ‘balanced’ image of nursing

Opinion

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Choosing the right road to your leadership style

Rhian Monteith looks at the importance of building on strengths rather than correcting...

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Promoting leadership in general practice nursing

How the National Association of Primary Care Nurses' Voice Network can improve staff...

Providing safe care in the community

Clinical improvement project lead Jane Robinson on recent recommendations from NHS...

Careers

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‘Remember why you came into nursing and what difference you make’

Chief nurse and director of quality Allison Cannon explains what inspires her

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‘Nursing is one of the best and most rewarding jobs’

Tissue viability nurse consultant Julie Tyrer explains why her patients’ reactions make her...

Stacey McCann

‘Don’t be afraid to be a leader’

After 36 years working in the NHS, Stacey McCann is using her skills as chief operating...

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