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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...
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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...

People should record their end of life wishes early

Compassion in Dying has developed a resource pack to help people record their end of life...

Creativity can complement clinical interactions

Managing arts projects may be difficult for overstretched staff but simple principles can be...

Making time for person-centred care

Human contact and reassurance can help older patients in the emergency department just as...

Zena Aldridge: Reducing risks to people with dementia who go missing

A scheme that helps track down people with dementia who go missing from care homes is being...

Engaging Somali and South Asian communities in end of life planning

The duty of the healthcare professional in emphasising the importance of end of life care...

Forget research incentives and get to know older people instead

Recruitment for a study was fun once Lillian Jones stopped thinking about it

‘I have Alzheimer’s and I have a voice’

A scheme devised by and for people living with dementia is enabling them to share their...

Anguish and guilt at outliving adult children

Successful management of long-term conditions may mean more older people facing the cruel...

Being research-savvy in acute care settings

In an often complicated system, nurses need to know what evidence can be trusted to improve...

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