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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

Glove use and vaccinations: what the COVID-19 guidance says

There has been some confusion over whether gloves should be worn by vaccinators

How to use social media to get health messages to patients and the public

Use digital technology to support self-management and communicate with hard-to-reach groups

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

Domestic abuse: how to spot the signs and support colleagues who may be affected

Nurses in all sectors will have contact with victims, but can also be at risk themselves

Transgender nurses in the workplace: how trusts are supporting gender diversity

The NHS has made rapid progress in recent years – and we all have a part to play

Fair pay, safe staffing and support during COVID-19: priorities for nursing in 2021

The RCN general secretary on being an advocate for nursing in its most difficult year to date

Best apps for nurses: the help that’s just a click away

The smartphone apps that support your practice and can make your home life easier too

Submitting a written statement: what you need to know

The RCN’s quick reference guide will help you to avoid the common pitfalls

COVID-19: how to lead and support your team in the second wave

Advice from senior nurses on preparing and assisting staff to cope with the months ahead

Odd man out: weighing up the profession’s gender balance problem

Recent recruitment ads sparked a backlash, so how can nursing attract more men?

Safe staffing champion: ‘role was my chance to be loud and proud and promote nursing’

As she prepares to retire, RCN Scotland director reflects on nursing and COVID-19

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