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All you need to know about NMC fitness to practise cases

Fitness to practise cases are central to the NMC’s regulation of nursing standards

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

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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Redeployed staff and better teamwork: how COVID-19 has transformed nursing

Staff on the front-line at UCLH consider the lessons learned during the pandemic

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Patient feedback is vital to service and care quality improvements

NIHR review says senior nurses need more time to consider patient feedback

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Picture shows nursing staff starting a shift in the resuscitation room at Medway Maritime Hospital wearing personal protective equipment.

How early preparations have helped one emergency department during the COVID-19 pandemic

Forward triage enables nurses to prevent unnecessary admissions and cross contamination

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A woman in scrubs standing in a clinical area, reflecting on her experiences at work

How to use your COVID-19 experience for reflective practice

Amid the upheaval of the pandemic, nurses can use reflection to process their experiences

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COVID-19: how different generations can collaborate to make the nurse workforce stronger

Returners and students joining the emergency register bring unique skills and experience

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COVID-19: how nurses can facilitate advance care planning

Conversations about end of life care are important for the patient and those close to them

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Nurses in a common room. Taking at-work breaks whenever you can is important. Picture: Neil O'Connor

How COVID-19 is affecting nurses’ mental health, and what to do about it

There are so many reasons to feel anxious about coronavirus, but help is out there

Leadership: how the QNI is helping community nurses develop their skills

Two cohorts of nurses have successfully completed the QNI’s leadership programme since 2017

Taurai Matare, ophthalmology matron at Whipps Cross Hospital in London, and RCN Nurse of the Year 2019, meets prime minister Boris Johnson

RCN Nurse of the Year: ‘I had no idea how far this award would take me’

Taurai Matare on her first 100 days in the role – and her one-to-one with the prime minister

Mental health conditions gave now overtaken musculoskeletal complaints as the number one reason for sickness absence among nurses.

Nurses open up about their mental health problems

Mental ill health is now the top reason for NHS sickness absence – but there is good news

Applying national standards to advanced clinical practice

Regional academies for ACP roles in Scotland are striving to improve consistency

Nurse managers urged to be active in promoting environmental sustainability

The RCN is lobbying healthcare providers to adopt strategies on environmental sustainability

Team offers intensive support to enable service-users to live independently

Rehabilitation by award-winning team enables people with mental illness to live at home

The leadership strategy that changed the way others – and my team – saw our department

Does your work deserve wider recognition? Be inspired to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Rapid triage: award-winning action plan slashes four-hour target breaches

How an emergency nurse practitioner team transformed an under-pressure eye casualty service

Shared governance: giving staff more power over patient care

Collective leadership is gaining traction in the NHS, says King's Fund expert

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