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Nurse colposcopist Nicola Anderson and colleagues at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Cervical smears at work help busy nurses who struggle to keep screening appointments

Nurse set up screening service for NHS colleagues to help them prioritise their own health

‘Come on the nurses, I’m on your side!’ says Rod Stewart

Sir Rod speaks out on conditions in the NHS that are ‘heartbreaking for the nurses’

Multicoloured trays holding syringes used in anaethesia

Reducing drugs errors: would colour-coded trays help nurses avoid mistakes?

Researchers found the dishes made it easier to select the correct item and to spot errors

Nurses’ COVID-19 deaths ruled as industrial disease by coroner

Campaigners hope ruling paves way for better financial support for nurses with long-COVID

Brass name plate at entrance to NMC

Nurse who kicked patient in the head receives 12-month suspension

Nurse Kadiatu Jalloh, who expressed remorse, had been slapped and punched by the patient

Pink wooden blocks lined up to spell the word 'menopause'

Menopause leave in the NHS: hopes dashed for trial of structured time off

Offer of special time off could have boosted retention of highly experienced nurses

Evidence and Practice

Dietary management of adults with type 2 diabetes and the role of the nurse

Dietary management of adults with type 2 diabetes and the role of the nurse

Understand how dietary strategies can maintain glycaemic control in patients

Atrial Fibrilation

Atrial fibrillation: symptoms, risk factors, assessment and management

An overview of the most common cardiac arrhythmia and how to support patients

Understanding the nurse’s role as a professional witness

Understanding the nurse’s role as a professional witness

Learn about the court system in the UK, preparing a statement and giving evidence in court

Meeting the health and social care needs of LGBT+ people

Meeting the health and social care needs of LGBT+ people

Understand the challenges they often experience and how to improve their care

Understanding the importance of kindness in nursing practice

Understanding the importance of kindness in nursing practice

Recognise the role of kindness in providing high-quality care and improving patient outcomes

Managing malignant wounds in patients receiving palliative care

Managing malignant wounds in patients receiving palliative care

Learn about wound management strategies that could enhance quality of life

Features

When a patient won’t take their tablets: how to promote medication adherence

Why sensitively tailored conversations with patients can boost their concordance

When your patient may have committed a crime: how to provide non-judgemental care

Any nurse may have contact with patients accused or convicted of an offence

Morale boost: leadership tips for supporting teams under pressure

How to help staff feel appreciated and heard amid unprecedented challenges

What to do if your boss has their ‘pet’ people

Favouritism is too often a feature of nursing teams – but here’s how you can change that

How to find your voice and make it heard so you can stand out from the crowd

Finding your professional voice can help you forge your ideal career path

Hostile patients: how to deal with aggression, verbal attacks and other forms of abuse

Advice on steps to take, de-escalation tips and why incidents should never be normalised

Opinion

High blood pressure risk in black communities: how to reduce health inequality

Black people are at disproportionate risk of hypertension, but tailored care changes that

Working when you’re ill: why do so many nurses feel compelled to?

Our readers’ panel on the pressures that put staff well-being on the back burner

Free

Striking NHS nurses are sending a clear message that they’re in no mood for defeat

Behind the pithy placards is unmistakable determination to win this battle for fairer pay

Students

Dual registration degrees: what are the benefits?

How gaining knowledge and practical experience in two areas will boost your career choices

Social prescribing: what is it and how can nursing students get involved?

Using activities such as art, gardening and sport to boost mental and physical well-being

How I’m determined not to allow my inherited condition to stop me becoming a nurse

Nursing student’s inspiring advice on how to push back barriers to achieve your goals

Careers

Gambling addiction and recovery: what it’s like working in a pioneering NHS clinic

New clinics around the country are tackling the growth in problem gambling

Redeployed to an unfamiliar area: what is a floating shift and do I have to work it?

How to cope if your shift setting changes and ensure you work within your competency

Expedition nursing: an opportunity for thrill seekers to work while travelling

Job combines work with adventurous treks, sports trips or TV location shoots

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