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All you need to know about NMC fitness to practise cases

Fitness to practise cases are central to the NMC’s regulation of nursing standards

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

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Picture of an Admiral Nurse. While the NHS is hailed as heroic, other areas of health and care have felt ignored

Forgotten nurses of the pandemic

While the NHS is hailed as heroic, other areas of health and care have felt ignored

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Community nurse greeting one of her patients on her rounds during the pandemic

Has the COVID-19 crisis changed community nursing practice in the UK forever?

Nurses have had to make rapid adjustments in an ever-changing environment during the pandemic

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Advanced care planning

COVID-19: how nurses can facilitate advance care planning

Conversations about end of life care are important for the patient and those close to them

Nurses transform mouth care with oral hygiene plan

Two nurses devised single-use oral hygiene kit that hangs on patients’ bedsides

Picture of RCNi Nurse Award 2019 winner Lindsay Rees

Could it be you? Entries now open for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this prestigious nursing award in 2020

Picture of members of a nurse-led digital health service who use a video link to triage older people in care and nursing homes, avoiding unnecessary admissions to the emergency department.

Nurses use video link to keep older people out of hospital

Link enables nurses to triage people in care and nursing homes, reducing hospital admissions

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Help older patients by tackling overprescribing

Polypharmacy puts many older people at risk of serious side effects

Dementia Carers' Support Service carers and volunteers

Volunteers are transforming the care of people with dementia

The Dementia Carers’ Support Service helps carers draw on the experience of volunteers

DaisyMeakin and Loretta Peck

Dementia Carers’ Support Service was invaluable when I was caring for my dad

The service helped Loretta Peck care for her father – and prompted her to become a nurse

nurse care for man's leg wound in a practice setting

Wound care: treating the cause rather than simply covering it with a dressing

How to challenge the perceived inevitability associated with chronic wounds

How technology can improve residents' well-being...

Four Seasons Health Care's Quality of Life programme collects and acts on feedback

Care home initiative reduces falls without curbing residents’ activities

Embracing positive risk has reduced falls and let residents pursue activities they enjoy

My role in the review of forensic mental health services

Chair of the review Derek Barron talks to Mental Health Practice

Three decades of older people's nursing reflected in our pages

A dip into our archives, and the recollections of two former editors

Looking back at 30 years of older people’s nursing

Older people’s nurses remember three decades of challenges and developments in the specialty

Nursing older people with cancer

The final article in our series on how cancer affects different patient demographics

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