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High blood pressure risk in black communities: how to reduce health inequality

Black people are at disproportionate risk of hypertension, but tailored care changes that

Let’s find common ground to end nurses’ strikes

Health minister Maria Caulfield wants talks on pay, conditions and workload to continue

What battle-weary nurses need right now is the certainty staffing ratios would bring

NHS is crying out for nurse-to-patient ratios as part of a system-wide workforce plan

‘Just in-case’ medicines at the end of life: how we can optimise their use

Anticipatory drugs can be a source of distress, but explaining their role may reassure

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No quick fix to meeting the needs of our ageing population

Virtual wards and Hospital at Home services are vital, but require resources

ShinyMind: the free mental health app for nurses that’s tailored to your needs

How our well-being app can support you when facing extreme stress and burnout

Nurses have been taken for granted for far too long – but here’s how to make that stop

Short-staffing will only get worse if nurses continue to feel under-valued

Overseas nurse recruitment: why aren’t red list countries an NHS no-go?

Recruitment from low-income countries continues. despite the obvious ethical issues

Does my manager have the right to phone me when I am off sick?

We explain your rights and obligations, plus how often is too often when it comes to contact

Suicide among nurses: how we can reduce risk and stigma by simply talking

Ways to support colleagues through open, honest discussions

How to support young caregivers – an often unseen network

Patient care planning should take into account young people who care for family members

What nurses really want for Christmas: better pay and conditions

The profession deserves a better deal all round, all year, not a teabag ‘thank you’ treat

We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?

Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses

NHS pension changes: don’t be forced to raid your savings pot to make ends meet

Making nurses choose between more money now and a better retirement is callous

Nursing as an investment, not a cost – how the UK compares to its neighbours

UK recruitment and education numbers come up short in WHO report

Dementia and hospital pad culture: an argument for a more humane approach

Hospital continence routines symbolise dementia care at the cost of independence and dignity

Why now is the time to promote nursing as a career for men

Gender diversity is good for patients, and could help solve the NHS staffing crisis

Note to the new PM: the nursing workforce crisis can’t be outsourced

Fewer UK applicants accepted on courses will mean greater reliance on overseas recruitment 

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