Opinion

Comment

Suicide among nurses: how we can reduce risk and stigma by simply talking

Ways to support colleagues through open, honest discussions

What nurses really want for Christmas: better pay and conditions

The profession deserves a better deal all round, all year, not a teabag ‘thank you’ treat

We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?

Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses

NHS pension changes: don’t be forced to raid your savings pot to make ends meet

Making nurses choose between more money now and a better retirement is callous

How I tackled poor fluid balance monitoring to improve patient outcomes

Emergency department sister Gemma Gessey’s improvement project made significant change

No time for silence: speaking up is the only way to stop abuse of patients

Allegations of mistreatment at Edenfield Centre remind us of the responsibility we all have

Expert advice

What nurses’ strikes will mean for those who didn’t vote for them

How action will work and how those providing life-preserving care can cross picket lines

Can a cuppa help prevent dehydration – or is there such a thing as too much tea?

There is some confusion over whether it improves patient hydration and has health benefits

Language tests for overseas nurses: how are the rules changing?

What the NMC’s new requirements will mean for internationally-trained staff

Winter ready: infection prevention and control measures to take now

Getting flu and COVID-19 vaccinations are top of the list of actions you can take

NHS pensions: how the October 2022 changes will affect your income and retirement

Will the next stage of the pensions overhaul leave an ill-timed dent in your pay packet?

Industrial action ballot: how it works and what you need to know

Our guide explains the rules on the poll and its potential impact on pay

Editorial

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Senior nurses are just as prone to workplace strains and stresses

We need greater awareness of how staff shortages and the pandemic are affecting senior nurses

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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

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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