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Family of Liz Richmond at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffs

Family’s tribute to nurse’s life of service in conflict zones and during the pandemic

Naval nurse Liz Richmond spent three decades delivering care in disaster situations

Half of practice nursing posts could be vacant within a decade – report

Health Foundation says urgent action is needed to recruit and retain nurses in England

Trial date set as Blackpool nurses plead not guilty to sedation and drugs charges

Two nurses and two healthcare assistants have been charged with 26 alleged offences

Picture shows a nurse in a canteen putting food onto her plate

Nurses need hot meals while on duty: employers told to do more

Access to hot, healthy meals – especially for those on night shifts – is vital, union says

TV series shows day-to-day pressures for nursing staff in London emergency department

The ITV documentary Emergency Nurses: A&E Stories is filmed in Northwick Park Hospital

Picture sows three nurses gathered in front of a work roster, with one writing on the roster and another looking at a clipboard

How to get your preferred flexible work hours: new advice for nurses

Show your manager the benefits of letting you work when you want but be ready to compromise

Evidence and Practice

Understanding and managing common drug interactions

Understanding and managing common drug interactions

Enhance your knowledge of some of the mechanisms of drug-drug interactions

Prostate cancer: understanding patients’ treatment options

Prostate cancer: understanding patients’ treatment options

How to support patients to make informed decisions about their care

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

The link between diet, weight loss programmes and remission - and how to advise your patients

Ethical issues arising from the assisted dying debate

Ethical issues arising from the assisted dying debate

Familiarise yourself with the nurse’s role in caring for patients requesting assisted dying

Partnership working between nurses and patients’ families in the critical care environment

Partnership working between nurses and patients’ families in critical care

Practical interventions that can improve care delivery in this setting

Transforming staff training at an acute trust in response to COVID-19

Transforming staff training at an acute trust in response to COVID-19

Understand the changes required when moving from face-to-face to virtual training

Features

Integrated care systems: why they’re going to matter to you (if they don’t already)

A seamless health and care system sounds like the perfect plan – but will ICSs work?

Bowel cancer care: a day in the life of colorectal oncology nursing teams

The highs and lows of the roles as COVID pressures continue and teams tackle the backlog

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

Remote assessments for physical conditions: how to get the most from video calls

Virtual consultations can transform care, and there are tools to help with tech and skills

Inflammatory bowel disease: what it is and how tailored care can improve quality of life

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease can be debilitating – find out how to support patients

Patient deterioration: combining skills, knowledge and gut feeling in decision-making

Experienced nurses share what they have learned about managing acutely ill patients

Opinion

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NHS pay deal: could this be the moment when nurses decide it’s time to strike?

Calls for industrial action likely as inflation dashes hopes of progress on nurses’ pay

Abuse from patients: how it affects me and my colleagues

The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation

Nurses reliant on food banks: we must do more to put an end to this national disgrace

Most nurses are paid at least the national average wage, yet some must resort to handouts

Students

What is academic supervision and how can it help me get the most out of my studies?

How this support can help you keep your assignment on track – or even get you started

Clinical placement in a research and development team: what a nursing student can expect

Seeing clinical trials up close shows how medical ethics work in a real-world setting

How a practice education facilitator can help you get the most out of your placement

The role supports students in clinical practice and ensures NMC standards are met

Careers

The Admiral Nurse bringing dementia care to Traveller communities

Addressing the challenges to engagement, as well as discrimination

My first time in charge of a ward: what it taught me about delegation and leadership

Being in charge can seem daunting but go for it if you get the chance – and here’s why

What do clinical academic nurses do and would this dual role suit me?

How to use clinical experience to develop the evidence base that underpins patient care

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