How our youth-obsessed culture affects attitudes to ageing skin

Nurses can help to promote a more positive approach to skincare in older people

The stereotypes and gender barriers that stop men working in hospices

A hospice nurse is caring, empathetic, kind and wise… so why is our image of that person...

Why we should mark World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day

Older people’s nurses can play their part in raising awareness of pressure ulcer prevention

Exercise must have a place in everyday life of care homes

Encouraging a full range of movement in older people provides astonishing benefits

‘Mum and I were confused as to why Dad would be given morphine’

Gosport case causes dementia campaigner to reflect on her father's treatment

Putting the care back into healthcare: What Matters to You?

A new campaign aims to make compassion central to the healthcare experiences of older people

Why dementia-friendly boroughs matter

The London borough community initiative that is exploring what a dementia-friendly borough...

Get moving: take on the challenge of patient mobility

Nurses can help educate patients on how to prevent deconditioning due to bed rest and...

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...

Why older people's oral health matters

Enabling older people to look after their teeth helps prevent serious disease and allows...

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...

Keeping nutrition on the radar

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

We could all do more to combat loneliness

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

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...

Are you ready to work alongside robots?

Robots are already being used in some UK healthcare settings, and the trend is set to...

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): implications for nurses and the NHS

What you can expect from the new data protection regulation and how it will affect your work

Zoë Packman: A team approach to reducing inpatient falls

Making the ward environment safer for patients should be a primary aim for nurses and...