Opinion

Comment

Secrets of effective nurse leadership: why enthusiasm and vision are so important

The qualities of a successful leader apply in nursing and the NHS as much as anywhere

Ideas welcome: how to innovate to improve patient care

All nurses can be leaders in innovation, whatever their job title, pay scale or experience

Our part in a greener NHS: we’re making progress, now let’s accelerate it

Nurses see the impact of climate change on health – and we have the power to take action

Bereavement support crisis: how should we shape future services?

Even before the pandemic, provision was inadequate. Share your views on joined-up support

Mental health reforms must address racial disparities in experiences of care

Many black people’s first crisis interaction with the mental health sector involves police

Time to drop gendered job titles and leave ‘sister’ in the past

Nursing must follow other emergency services and go genderless – or be forever undervalued

Expert advice

Self-rostering and e-rostering: flexible ways to schedule shifts

Challenges, benefits and guidance for the implementation of alternative rostering methods

Maternity leave and pay: what nurses are entitled to and employers’ obligations

A guide to the complex rules on pay and time off for pregnant staff and their partners

Standardised uniforms for nurses: who will wear them and when?

Uniform for NHS staff in England will have a dress option and reflect cultural diversity

Menopause symptoms at work: what support should you expect?

Heavy periods, brain fog and hot flushes can all take their toll, but help is available

Flexible retirement from the NHS: your options if the end of working life is in sight

Choices you have if you’re wondering how and when to start drawing your pension

Agenda for Change: what nurses need to know as they consider the latest pay offer

The system aims to offer transparent pay and conditions – but is it still fit for purpose?

Editorial

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Covid-19

Stay calm and provide practical leadership

Model good management and leadership, and demonstrate exemplary infection control

Nurses taking industrial action in Northern Ireland

2020: the year we can raise the profile of nurses worldwide

International Year of the Nurse and Midwife begins with good news in Northern Ireland

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Why nurses should make their voices heard and use their vote in the forthcoming election

Vote for the candidate you think could make a difference to health and social care

Well-being guardians

We must all help to transform the well-being culture in the NHS

Well-being guardians may lead the way, but we all have our part to play

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Welcome to a new era for Nursing Management

Welcome to your new-look Nursing Management journal

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate exceptional nursing care, writes editor Graham Scott

Your views

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Readers’ panel: What should the new health and social care secretary prioritise?

Nursing Standard readers have their say on what Matt Hancock should focus on

Reviews

Book review: Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Retired practice development nurse Valerie McGurk reviews Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Book review: Transitions to Practice: Essential Concepts for Health and Social Care...

Principle lecturer Kay Norman reviews Transitions to Practice: Essential Concepts for Health and Social Care Practitioners

Book review: Revalidation: A Journey for Nurses and Midwives

Professional development and revalidation lead nurse Carolyn Middleton reviews Revalidation: A Journey for Nurses and Midwives

Book review: Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession

Patient experience and quality manager Eleanor Sherwen reviews Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession

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Book review: Learning for Organizational Development

This book offers useful advice easily transferrable to nursing management settings

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