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inspections

CQC inspections may achieve few tangible benefits

A study of how CQC inspections influence healthcare performance has startling insights

How senior nurses can help fight antimicrobial resistance

Non-prescription advice pads rolled out to support Keep Antibiotics Working campaign

Social healthcare

Adapting overseas models of health and social care to the UK: what could work?

Providing help funded through long-term care insurance may be part of the answer

Digital health

Nurses: agents of change for digital developments in clinical settings

Why it's important for staff to join the NHS Digital Academy leadership programme...

Return to work

Meeting the challenges of returning to practice

Return to nursing can seem daunting, but the core values of the profession are unchanged

Volunteering

Voluntary contributions: adding value to patient experience

The success of the Royal Free Charity shows how volunteers can help improve service provision

Jane Bates: It's time to be pushy

After the pay debacle and with staffing in crisis, it’s time to be pushy, says Jane Bates

Diverse hands lead up to light bulb

If the NHS 10-year plan is to work, it must have the input of front-line staff

Nurses’ whole-system view is vital, says the NHS Confederation’s Niall Dickson

Journey

Choosing the right road to your leadership style

Rhian Monteith looks at the importance of building on strengths rather than correcting...

Nurse jigsaw

Promoting leadership in general practice nursing

How the National Association of Primary Care Nurses' Voice Network can improve staff...

Why I chose to do a doctorate

Clinical commissioning group registered nurse Elaine Strachan-Hall goes back to the...

Will we overcome the bullying culture in nursing?

Bethann Siviter asks what we have learned from a 2001 article on bullying culture

‘It’s time we embraced the potential of simple digital tools to improve cancer care’

Specialist nurses could glean information collected from patients at home to proactively...

Providing safe care in the community

Clinical improvement project lead Jane Robinson on recent recommendations from NHS...

No excuse for grown-up tantrums at work

Temper tantrums seem liberating, but self-control is a better choice, says Jane Bates

Will Brexit mean the end of the UK's involvement in European health collaborations?...

It has been business as usual for European health organisations since the referendum, but...

Genomics: decoding the future of nursing care

With rising use of genetics and genomics, an education standard is key for nurse leaders

Judging the RCNi Nurse Awards has made me so proud of our profession

Every finalist shows what a huge difference excellent nurses can make

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