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Cardiovascular risk post-COVID: how to make your nursing interventions count

Spotting early signs of heart failure and ways to minimise impact of service delays

Abuse of patients: what all nurses can do to help end bad practice

Advice on reporting concerns and abusive practices and the support available

Diabetes-related amputations: how to reduce risk and identify issues early

The steps every nurse can take to support people with diabetes who have lower limb pathology

Strike action could be a defining moment for the profession – but can it succeed?

Why precedent proves nurses can win on the picket line, without losing public support

Brain fog: causes and coping strategies from menopause to long-COVID

Top tips on coping with debilitating brain fog when you need a clear head for work

Meaningful activities in care homes: how to incorporate them into everyday life

Advice and ideas to support staff with this fundamental aspect of care

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

In autumn and winter months, nurses can encourage people to counteract declining light levels

Record-keeping and documentation: how to improve your practice and avoid mistakes

Advice on keeping accurate patient records, and fitting notes-writing into your shift

Type 2 diabetes: unexpected comorbidities and how to help complex patients

Study found accompanying conditions can include back pain, depression and osteoarthritis

Workforce vaccinations: impact of COVID-19 vaccine campaign on nurses’ views

What nurses are saying about having this year’s flu jab, and mandatory vaccination

Nursing student attrition: what's happening to the COVID-19 cohort?

Pandemic and cost of living adding to pressures on those due to graduate

Emergency department falls: assessing patients who are vulnerable

Risk factors to look for to help prevent falls in hospital

PPE: there is more of it – but it’s still not fit for purpose, say female nurses

Nursing Standard survey finds many still struggle to get equipment that fits

Peripheral neuropathy: how nurses can help patients live better with the condition

A look at how nurses can support patients, with tips on self-management

Compassionate leadership: how to make it happen in your workplace

Empathy and inclusiveness can be hard to find in the hierarchies of the NHS

Nurses’ freedom to speak: are things better for whistleblowers in the NHS?

Improvements have been made, but work culture still needs to change

Collective action: how nurse power can effect change in working conditions

Nurses acting together can achieve success that has significant implications

Good continence care: tips and tools for nurses working in any setting

Find out how to ask patients the right questions, assess their symptoms and provide support

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