Editorial

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NOP 30th Anniversary

Celebrating 30 years of coverage of older people's care

Lisa Berry looks back at three decades of change in Nursing Older People's lifetime

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate exceptional nursing care, writes editor Graham Scott

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High-achieving nurse can inspire others

The RCNi Nurse Awards ceremony is a showcase of talent and achievement that live on beyond the event.

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Praising the outstanding nursing talent

What the newly-launched RCNi frailty resource (in conjunction with RCN Older people's forum) can offer you, as nurses, and in meeting the healthcare needs of older people.

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We need a new culture of care for older people

As the population ages, we need to end the tug of war between funding and innovation.

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious reason why morale is poor: nurses simply do not feel valued, writes Graham Scott

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End of life care

Nurses need access to high-quality education in end of life care

A new skills framework to improve end of life care is welcome, but practitioners must be equipped to meet patients' needs.

Malnutrition in care home

Malnutrition in care homes should not be overlooked

In this issue of Nursing Older People we examine three important areas of practice: nutritional health, end of life care, and the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of urinary tract infections.

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RCN sets the bar high for advanced nursing status

It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems accreditation won’t be easy to achieve, writes Nursing Standard editor Graham Scott

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Try to be a skilled companion to older people this Christmas

The holiday season can be a lonely time for many older people.

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Nurses will benefit from NMC’s new approach to hearings

Overhauling procedure for fitness to practise cases will save money, says Graham Scott.

Nurses need better training in managing pain

A survey of nurses shows that one third had inadequate knowledge of pain management
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Let’s redress the balance with Nurse Awards

The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they...

Editorial: Unions' exasperation over pay is justified

Money released by chancellor must go to those keeping teh NHS running, says Graham Scott

The barriers to nursing home staff accessing continuing professional development

Nicky Hayes says the care sector, education providers and individual nurses need to work...

A new look for an evolving profession

Nursing Older People editor Lisa Berry welcomes you to the new website and journal

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