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Book review: The Handbook of Person-Centred Therapy and Mental Health

Director of quality, nursing and patient safety, Jonathan Webster reviews The Handbook of...

Book review: Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

PhD candidate Karen Rennie reviews Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing: A Person-Centred Guide for...

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Book review: Spirituality in Hospice Care

Drawing on research and philosophical literature, this book explores spirituality in...

Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

Book review: Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

A timely book on social research methods for people with dementia

Positive Communication: Activities to reduce isolation and improve the wellbeing of...

Useful activities to help boost confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing in older people

Book review: Confused, Angry, Anxious? Why working with older people in care can be...

Head of nursing care, Sue Paxton reviews Confused, Angry, Anxious? Why working with older...

Editorial

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Praising the outstanding nursing talent

What the newly-launched RCNi frailty resource (in conjunction with RCN Older people's forum...

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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...

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High-achieving nurse can inspire others

The RCNi Nurse Awards ceremony is a showcase of talent and achievement that live on beyond...

TugOfWar

We need a new culture of care for older people

As the population ages, we need to end the tug of war between funding and innovation.

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious...

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End of life care

Nurses need access to high-quality education in end of life care

A new skills framework to improve end of life care is welcome, but practitioners must be...

Your views

Readers panel: Are smartphone consultations a threat to traditional GP services?

A 24-hour service offering GP consultations via video link or smartphones has been launched...

Music therapy

Music to your ears in therapy

Alternative therapies, such as music therapy, could reduce the need for psychotropic drug

Zika3

Risk prevention key in tackling Zika virus

Professor Viroj Wiwanitkit writes to Nursing Older People

Comment

CPR or comfort measures: between a rock and a hard place

The Resuscitation Council (UK) states that less than 10% of people who have cardiopulmonary...

Pushing the boat out for patients at the end of life

Respecting patients' decisions at the end of life can make all the difference in care, as...

Chelsea pensioners

We could all do more to combat loneliness

Nurses are well placed to help those in their care to access support for loneliness

Keeping nutrition on the radar

Keeping prevention of malnutrition and dehydration at the top of our agenda when caring for...

Dementia project

Laughter, friendship and dementia

A project has enabled people affected by dementia to collaborate with artists and share...

Putting feet first when caring for patients with diabetes

For patients with diabetes knowing how to take care of their feet and when to seek...

Expert advice

Matt Griffiths

Medicines management: How can we prevent older people from taking too many medicines?

Extending consultation times could enable practitioners to explore medication usage in more...

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