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woman lags behind men in race

Gender pay gap: male nurses disproportionately represented in profession’s top jobs

Men reach higher Agenda for Change pay grades faster than women – London South Bank study

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End of life: new standards promise measurable care improvements in the community

Nurses in participating general practices will be adopting the Daffodil Standards

Helen Whyley

Helen Whyley takes up permanent post as RCN Wales director

New head says she is proud to lead the team that supports and advocates for nurses

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Nurses meet to start planning campaign for a safe staffing law

RCN members in England begin latest move to lobby government over nurse numbers

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Yvonne Coghill receiving CBE

Celebrate your work and others who have helped you at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2019

Chair of judges Yvonne Coghill says her recent CBE ‘belongs to a lot of people’

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Work-life balance driving increasing number of staff to leave the NHS

Health Foundation report highlights ‘worrying’ lack of improvement in retention rates

Evidence and Practice

Applying the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation principles in healthcare settings

Applying the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation principles...

The Data Protection Act (DPA) of 1998 was radically updated in 2018 and since then there has...

An exploration of NHS clinical staff perceptions of changes to clinical products and their procurement

An exploration of NHS clinical staff perceptions of changes to clinical products and...

The NHS in England is working to reduce variation and waste in the use of clinical products...

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

Evaluation of matron ward rounds to enhance patient experience and improve staff morale

Intentional rounding was introduced in the UK in 2012 to improve direct nursing care...

Keeping support and clinical supervision on your agenda

Keeping support and clinical supervision on your agenda

Support and clinical supervision can benefit staff and service users. Inquiries have...

Challenges of being a hospital nurse manager in the Volta region of Ghana: a qualitative study

Challenges of being a hospital nurse manager in the Volta region of Ghana: a...

Aim To explore the challenges facing hospital nurse managers (HNMs) in selected hospitals in...

Student-led simulation: preparing students for leadership

Student-led simulation: preparing students for leadership

It is vital to prepare nurses to become informed leaders with the required knowledge and...

Features

Tenacity, passion and visible leadership are vital in older people’s care

This article in our careers series profiles an assistant director of nursing who wants staff...

Improving communication and palliative care at times of clinical uncertainty in...

This is the fifth in a series of six articles that aims to encourage nurse leaders to...

Always Events: what health services should do every time

Defining what should happen each time users come into contact with health services

Angela Hall

Outstanding nurses whose compassion and innovation won recognition

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to nominate yourself or a colleague...

Claire Johnston

‘The pressures on mental health are extraordinary’

Claire Johnston reveals her plans to help rebuild the NMC – and her optimism for the future...

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The risks of admitting children and young people to mental health inpatient units

Last of six articles on how to use research findings to improve practice and services

Opinion

Mental healthcare: change is needed at the top to address care inequalities

More BME mental health nurses and leaders could improve patient outcomes

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Why developing the capacity of nurse leaders is vital to high-quality healthcare

Elizabeth Rosser and Neslyn Watson-Druée on the benefits of joining nursing society Sigma

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Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

Careers

Rebekah Bewsey

Children and young people’s care pathway lead and matron

RCNi award-winning team leader Rebekah Bewsey: 'I don’t think I chose nursing; it chose me'

Care home operations dementia manager

RCNi award winner Yvonne Manson knew early on that she wanted to work in care homes

Ann Collins

‘It is a privilege to work with people who are at their most vulnerable’

Advanced nurse practitioner Ann Collins talks about her work with older people

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