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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...

Zoë Packman: A team approach to reducing inpatient falls

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

In older people’s nursing one size does not fit all

Older people were all young once and often have unique stories to tell.

Hopes and fears for the future of the NHS

Neither the rebranding of the Department of Health nor the forthcoming green paper on social...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

Why we need nurses’ help in the fight against loneliness

Older people’s charity Independent Age is asking nurses to recommend its services to older...

Lesley Carter: Nurses are key to preventing malnutrition in older people

More nursing care interventions and follow-up in the community after discharge from hospital...

Opportunity for black and minority ethnic nurses to showcase their achievements

Community matron Dena Ross, joint winner of the Nursing Older People category at the RCNi...

Enabling a good quality of life for older people through nursing care

Promoting people's health and well-being is a nursing responsibility.

Walking a mile in another's shoes...

Visiting people living with dementia, rather than assisting their carers, was an unusual...

Listening to the voices that need to be heard

Nursing recruitment and retention in care homes formed part of a study by Scottish Care, a...

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