Opinion

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critical care staff in ICU at Royal Papworth Hospital working in PPE

NHS services are running on sheer goodwill and teamwork

COVID-19 has laid bare the depth of the nurse workforce crisis, with staff at tipping point

Inclusive and compassionate leadership is what we need now

Leaders willing to learn from experience can create a more productive environment

COVID-19 and abuse of staff: how we’re handling aggression towards nurses

Visiting restrictions have provoked aggressive behaviour from some members of the public

We’ve given our all in the COVID-19 response – but it’s not over yet

As the vaccination programme gets underway, nurses step up again

Care homes and COVID-19: nurses must work closely with families to ensure safe visits

New guidance and effective infection control can reduce the risks to residents and staff

Why you should care about climate change and how you can push the agenda

Nurses should come together and share environmentally friendly ideas and resources

Expert advice

Picture shows graduating Philippine nurses

What the global survey of the nursing workforce tells us – and what’s missing

Flawed figures for the UK are a distraction in the State of the World’s Nursing report

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 an even keel, but it’s clear the system now needs fixing, says workforce expert James Buchan

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 from abroad to maintain viable services

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 cautions they receive, but do parking fines and other fixed-penalty motoring offences fall within this category?

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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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