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Leadership programme

Leadership programme aims to enhance nurse research and innovation

Senior nurses and midwives can apply to improve their professions’ influence

Dementia

Many older hospital patients with dementia cannot communicate pain, suggests study

Researchers examined relationship between pain and delirium

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NHS pay deal: RCN pledges independent review over confusion

Petition submitted to RCN amid anger over how some members say it promoted NHS pay deal

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Nursing students lobby MPs over investment in nurse education

Students hope to influence policymakers as part of RCN campaign to secure funding boost

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Nurses who donate blood are urged to keep their appointments in the run-up to Christmas

Blood stocks can drop in festive period as donor bookings are missed or cancelled

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Nurse restored to register after alcohol misuse says ‘it should be easier to get help’

Kenneth Brady was struck off by Nursing and Midwifery Council for six years

Analysis

Voice

Too few primary care nurses with leadership roles involved in service delivery decisions

Nurses’ Voice network seeks to help primary care nurses develop their careers

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Nurses’ role 'more significant than that of doctors’ when spreading good practice...

Study by Warwick Business School reveals benefits of nurses in ‘hybrid’ leadership positions

Inspectors highlight lack of joined-up health and adult social care services

Focus on managing delayed discharges has ‘almost overwhelmed other priorities’, warns Care...

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

Health visitors

Early intervention: how Blackpool’s health visitors are bucking the national trend

Transforming the health visiting service for young children and vulnerable families

Winter pressures: how will the health service cope this time round?

With winter looming, pressure builds for Matt Hancock to turn around the past two years of...

Clinical update

Intermediate care

Intermediate care and reablement

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released new guidelines on...

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Multiple morbidities assessment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has released its new guidelines...

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Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Capnography

Clinical update: monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery

New standards on patient monitoring require hospitals to provide capnography throughout...

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Multiple morbidities assessment

People with multiple morbidities need a tailored approach to care, according to a new...

Sepsis

Clinical update: Sepsis

Clinical update on new NICE guidline on sepsis

Policy briefing

Safeguarding framework will help nurses protect their patients

RCN sets out competencies for healthcare staff in relation to adult safeguarding

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Animals in healthcare

A new RCN protocol supports nurses in planning to bring dogs safely into care homes and...

NEWS

Updated National Early Warning Score

In December 2017, the Royal College of Physicians updated the National Early Warning Score...

Staff retention: employers advised to listen more to nurses

New guidance on staff retention from NHS Improvement encourages employers to listen to...

WiFi

Emergency department standards

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

Professionalism

Enabling professionalism in practice

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

Podcast

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Podcast: Celebrating the legacy of Mary Seacole

The latest podcast looks at the life and legacy of Mary Seacole, children's mental health,...

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Amor Palada

Hear how a nurse-led acute response team dramatically reduced cardiac arrest

Series 3 Episode 6: Nurse practitioner Amor Palada talks about preventing cardiac arrest

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Daniel Gooding

Reaching out to nursing students via the internet

Series 3 Episode 4: how the online Student Nurse Project is connecting students nationwide...

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Baroness Mary Watkins

Nursing Standard podcast: Could parliament's Brexit chaos be the catalyst for...

Episode 7 of the Nursing Standard podcast has an interview with nurse peer Baroness Mary...

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Nursing Standard podcast: Agile working

Tissue viability nurse Debbie Wickens takes us on her rounds

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Nursing student bursary was ‘far from ideal,’ says nurse MP Maria Caulfield

The nursing student bursary should not be championed as the best way to train nurses and new...

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Luke Pybus

Wales offers a great quality of life for the newly qualified nurse

Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the...

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Sian Thomas

Working in Wales can really take you places in your career

Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016...

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Sponsored: Find your most extraordinary RMN job with Priory

Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our...

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Cambian Group

The Cambian Group: Nursing you can truly believe in

Start a career with the Cambian Group today

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RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair

The largest nursing recruitment and career advice events in the UK

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Our partnership with Charles Bloe Training Ltd offers our readers exclusive courses

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