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How to increase health check uptake for people with learning disabilities

A nurse-led team improved health outcomes for service users during COVID-19

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Noel McDonald

Keeping forensic mental health services close to home: a lifetime’s work and leadership

Nurse consultant who transformed patient experience honoured with Special Recognition Award

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Nurse leadership: targeting stem cell donation and vaccine uptake in the Sikh community

How RCN Nurse Award winner Rohit Sagoo has improved outcomes and engagement

Care homes: could nurses in advanced clinical practitioner roles be key to change?

What good care could look like as care home nursing evolves

Sexual exploitation of children: how to raise concerns

NSPCC warns of a rise in cases of child exploitation during the pandemic

Fairness in FtP: how to deal with concerns and get referrals right

NMC guide sets out when to refer and when to address concerns in-house, and why it matters

The real-life Charlie Fairhead: how my career inspired Casualty character

Gary Jones talks about how it feels to have his nursing career portrayed on the small screen

What to say to a bereaved colleague

How to offer support, bearing in mind the different ways faiths and cultures deal with loss

COVID-19 leadership challenges: experiences of nurses from minority ethnic backgrounds

Five nursing professionals describe how the pandemic affected their work, teams and patients

Nurses and stress: how performing arts skills can improve self-care and communication

Training given by actors is helping NHS staff to look after themselves better

Magnet hospitals: what makes them places where nurses want to work?

Why UK hospitals are trialling the US model and what it means for staff and patients

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Nurses’ time to shine: how to get started on your RCN Nursing Awards entry

Advice from winners, nominees and our chair of judges to help you celebrate your achievements

Hand hygiene: how can you be sure your workplace is getting it right?

Compliance is critical to patient safety, but monitoring it is far from straightforward

How to prevent inpatient falls: start by refusing to accept they’re inevitable

Falls should be seen as shocking, rather than normal hospital events

Nursing, a career that runs in families… or does it?

Second and third generation nurses on whether their career was inspired by family role models

COVID-19: the support available for nurses facing emotional and financial hardship

How organisations such as the RCN Foundation are helping staff, and how to apply for a grant

Nursing leadership: which type is right for you?

Effective leadership can inspire staff and improve care
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COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

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