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Why human factors is about more than communication and teamwork

How human factors can improve nurses’ workplaces and create safer, streamlined services

Preparing for leadership roles: tips for developing confidence

How to learn from a mentor, silence your inner doubt and develop your own leader style

First time in charge of a ward: the support every newly qualified nurse needs

Taking on ward manger duties is challenging. Here’s how to help junior team members succeed

Why you should do a PhD: a nurse’s guide to entering the research world

Children’s cancer nurse Helen Pearson explains what motivates her academic work

Higher-level learning: why flexible advanced education is good for services and staff

Nurses educated at advanced level have a transformational effect on services and patient care

Remote learning for nurses: how to keep staff training on track

When COVID-19 forced us to embrace virtual clinical education, we found more than a quick fix

Why every nurse should embrace the potential of digital technology

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

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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The right service changes at the right time: empowering nurses to lead amid COVID-19

The initiatives that show collective leadership is not about targets but working together

Papworth Hospital

COVID-19: how we transformed our recruitment process at the height of the pandemic

Recruiting nurses more quickly enabled us to cope with the surge in patient numbers

Flo Panel-Coates, chief nurse, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

COVID-19: providing nursing leadership in a public health crisis

UCLH chief nurse explains how the trust’s culture helped it through the peak of the outbreak

team of nurses sitting talking, showing importance of debriefing

Fear and anxiety can infect teams, but you can harness this crisis to come out stronger

COVID-19 is putting nurses under extreme pressure, so here’s how to help colleagues cope

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COVID-19: the online programme for nurses facing new leadership challenges

Free leadership course gives nurses a chance to discuss difficult situations with peers

Helping nurses to integrate health and social care

Resources include a toolkit to support nurse leaders to make decisions about service redesign

Making sure work is recognised and valued

Lorraine Hicking-Woodison on the privilege and rewarding feeling you get from being an...

SAD: What to do if winter brings you down

Winter can take an emotional toll, particularly for those who experience seasonal affective...

RCN credentialing: Assessing advanced level practice

As the RCN’s new scheme to offer accreditation for advanced nurse practitioners gathers pace...

New RCN scheme will enhance career prospects of advanced nurse practitioners

Ahead of the spring roll out of the RCN’s new credentialing scheme, Lynne Pearce talks to...

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