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Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare

Book review: Quality and Safety in Nursing

Ensuring that care is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient centred.

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Book review: Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare

New ways to evaluate leadership in nursing.

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...

Editorial

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.

Value our workforce

Demonstrating how we value our workforce

There may be a role for specialist nurses in meeting the needs of new recruits.

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Let's work together to spread good practice...

At a two day summit in Birmingham, health secretary Jeremy Hunt calls on organisations to

Comment

nursing staff

Vantage point: Why I’m taking a fresh look at roles and routes into nursing

Impending safe staffing law calls for imaginative ways to bolster our workforce

RCN's hands-on approach to glove use...

Ahead of World Hand Hygiene day on 5 May, the Royal College of Nursing wants to spread the...

Procurement

Buying into procurement: the RCN campaign to make better use of health service money

Rose Gallagher reflects on the RCN Small Changes Big Differences campaign and why every...

Planning for a nursing workforce after Brexit

With just over a year to go before the UK leaves the European Union, nurse leaders need a...

'I almost missed the opportunity to be a nurse'...

There is plenty of literature on the subject of returning to the nursing floor, but being an...

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Lessons we can learn from a lost world

Can we revisit old models of care to provide better services for people with mental health...

Expert advice

Medicines management: Should I sign for medicines before I witness the patient taking...

As the registered nurse preparing medicines, you are ultimately responsible for making sure...

Job attraction

How to attract the top nursing talent

With demand for nurses greater than ever, what can employers do to attract and retain the...

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