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Welcome to a new era for Nursing Management

Welcome to your new-look Nursing Management journal

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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...

Nurses

How does nursing attract and retain strong leaders?

Ward managers should be excluded from staff numbers so they are free to take on supervisory...

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Summer of protest message is getting through

Nurses must come together to prevent a real-terms pay cut.

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Now more than ever, nurses need resilience

Horrendous events in London and Manchester have put healthcare staff under enormous pressure.

RCNi award winners Susie Scales and Amy Sims

It's time to reward nursing leadership

Nurses such as RCNi award winners Susie Scales and Amy Sims must be encouraged to thrive.

Comment

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Why it’s important to keep our links with European nurse networks strong

As UK nurses, we need to hold on to our international collaborations after Brexit

Mental healthcare: change is needed at the top to address care inequalities

More BME mental health nurses and leaders could improve patient outcomes

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Why developing the capacity of nurse leaders is vital to high-quality healthcare

Elizabeth Rosser and Neslyn Watson-Druée on the benefits of joining nursing society Sigma

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Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

People

Healthcare services should offer choice, control, personalised care and a patient voice

How are we going to be the change we want to see in a broken healthcare system?

Invest in school nurses to improve children's mental health

Why create new roles in mental health when school nurses are already in place?

Expert advice

Can employers read personal messages sent via work email?

With the current focus on data protection, the answer may surprise you

Workforce: Offer to Jamaican nurses marred by Windrush

Timing is all in politics, says James Buchan

Workforce: What can we learn from the ‘pay pendulum’ of decades ago?

Since the mid-1980s, the Pay Review Body has been fairly successful in keeping nurse pay on...

Workforce: Immigration of skilled younger nurses keeps our NHS running

With ‘self-sufficiency’ in NHS staffing yet to materialise, the UK relies on skilled workers...

Legal advice: Do I have to report a parking fine to the Nursing and Midwifery Council?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council requires nurses and midwives to report any convictions or...

Medicines management: Should applicants for staff nurse posts have numeracy tests?

An increasing number of medication incidents are due to calculation errors, and while...

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...

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

Principle lecturer Kay Norman reviews Transitions to Practice: Essential Concepts for Health...

Book review: Revalidation: A Journey for Nurses and Midwives

Professional development and revalidation lead nurse Carolyn Middleton reviews Revalidation...

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

Patient experience and quality manager Eleanor Sherwen reviews Nurses and Nursing: The...

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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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Book review: Working in Teams

This excellent, revised edition is concise, easy to read and based on a thorough review of...

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

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