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Wanted: social care nurses with a flair for multitasking

A new document sets out the impressive range of responsibilities and contribution of nurses...

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Congress Audience

RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

Spotlight on ageism in the health service

Research suggests the health service may be ageist, and staff should look at their approach

nurse looks stressed and tired

Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Acute frailty services aim to cut avoidable ED admissions

NHS Long Term Plan puts the focus on improving acute frailty services for older people

Talking about death

It’s okay to talk about dying

How healthcare professionals can overcome their reluctance to talk to patients about death...

Review of 2018: The pay deal creates fallout and nurse leaders bow out

We look back on the year’s events, from a controversial pay rise to a vote of no confidence

Maze

Access to older people's services is 'complicated and confusing', CQC...

Report suggests integration can improve services, but highlights navigation difficulties

Inspectors highlight lack of joined-up health and adult social care services

Focus on managing delayed discharges has ‘almost overwhelmed other priorities’, warns Care...

Depression

Collaborative working to treat depression in care home residents

New report offers examples of good practice for care home staff

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

CQC report highlights shortfalls in care provision for over 65s

Beyond Barriers takes a holistic look at interaction of NHS and social care services in...

Nurse managers have a vital role in the future success of social care

The government's promised social care measures will need strong nurse leadership and joined-...

Gosport scandal: what it means for older people’s nurses

Experts say nurses must be able to feel confident about appropriate use of opioids

Why we need to act now to tackle the global phenomenon of multi-morbidity

As the number of people with multi-morbidity continues to rise, we must change our approach...

'Silent impact' of the baby-boomer generation's substance misuse...

The long-term effects of a cultural shift that saw recreational drug and alcohol use rise...

Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

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