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Voices - We must be honest about the NHS care we can expect, says Janet Davies

After years of campaigning for better training, regulation and opportunities for healthcare...

Happy Valentine's Day? Not for everyone...

Nurses should be extra vigilent around Valentine's Day to spot signs of possible domestic...

A proud LGBT history

In two weeks time, I will be giving a public lecture for LGBT History Month at an event in...

Prevent malnutrition in older people

Nurses should increase their understanding of how to prevent malnutrition in older people,...

I am learning how to deliver transformational care

Community matron Beverley Marriott blogs about why she wanted to take part in an older...

Cheers for the largest worldwide ovarian cancer screening trial

Specialist gynaecological nurse Tracie Miles reflects on the findings of the UK...

A happy new year for victims of domestic abuse?

Amanda Burston says none of us can 'save' someone in an abusive relationship, but we can be...

Voices - RCN centenary is a time to celebrate nursing’s past and to fight for its future

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the RCN – 100 years of influencing policy, driving...

International Council of Nurses congress 2015, a personal retrospective

Christine Walker, editor of Nursing Children and Young People, looks back on the ICN's...

We must unite as a profession to save the NHS student bursary

Nursing student Charlotte Humm explains why the demise of the NHS student bursary will be...

What to do when under scrutiny

The recent investigation at Brithdir Care Home provides lessons for other organisations...

FGM – Recognise, Respond, Refer and Report

Nurses now have a duty to report cases of FGM. By building rapport with women affected they...

Why are social care staff undervalued and misunderstood?

Research by the national learning disability charity FitzRoy has found that families of...

Voices - Revalidation is a chance to develop, so make the most of it, says Janet Finch

The momentous decision to introduce revalidation marks the start of a new era for the UK’s...

Demystifying nursing research

Wendy Durham and Chris Sykes explain conceptual frameworks and how they are used in nursing...

Florence Nightingale would be horrified that we deny people natural light

Spending all day in artificial light is not good for patients' physical or psychological...

Education is key to quality dementia care

Ahead of next month's international dementia conference in Birmingham, executive director at...

So many people helped me achieve my OBE

Chief Executive of The Florence Nightingale Foundation, Elizabeth Robb, reflects on how it...

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