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Philippa Hobson

Cardiac rehabilitation programme is vital says senior nurse at British Heart Foundation

Nurse-led services to improve survival rates for patients with coronary heart disease...

Family and clinicians with patient

Pain management among improvements needed in end of life care – Marie Curie study

Honest communication between clinicians and families essential, say researchers

Emilia Clarke (centre) on set of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones star auctions a day on set for RCN charity

RCN ambassador Emilia Clarke is offering one fan the chance to join her during filming in...

Healthcare assistant performing an ECG on a patient

Healthcare assistants increasingly being used as ‘nurses on the cheap’

Calling on HCAs to fill nurse staffing gaps is bad for patients – Unison

Louise Cahill

Nursing Standard podcast: Tool to help you spot signs of modern slavery in a patient

In episode 6 the podcast talks to nurse Louise Cahill about a tool to help spot signs of

Nursing home hopes to entice nurse recruits with offer of a holiday and car

A nursing home in Scarborough is trying to attract nurses by offering a car and a holiday in...

Evidence and Practice

Leadership

Exploring the role of advanced nurse practitioners in leadership

Why you should read this article: » To understand some of the main challenges for advanced...

ECG

How to record a 12-lead electrocardiogram

Why you should read this article: • To acknowledge the importance of recording a 12-lead...

Urinary incontinence

Assessment and management of urinary incontinence in women

Why you should read this article: » To update your knowledge of the types of urinary...

Nursing management of patients with faecal incontinence

Why you should read this article: » To enhance your understanding of the signs, symptoms,...

Fixed drug eruption

Identification and management of drug allergy

Why you should read this article: » To understand and recognise the main types of allergic...

End of life care

Meeting the needs of carers of people at the end of life

Why you should read this article: » To recognise the complex and dynamic needs of carers,...

Revalidation

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Revalidation video

Watch our animated guide to revalidation

Our short film explains the revalidation process

Legal responsibilities

Legal responsibilities

A CPD article improved Bernadette Parsons’ understanding of the legal standard of care...

Heart failure

Heart failure: part 2

A CPD article improved Anita Skinner’s knowledge of the treatment and management of chronic...

Writing an article provided a chance to gain valuable feedback

Despite being an experienced nurse and lecturer, Nelson Selvaraj initially found writing an...

Heart failure

Heart failure: part 1

A CPD article improved Anita Skinner’s knowledge of the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms...

Features

Baroness Watkins

As a nurse peer I have access to ministers - and they do listen

Baroness Watkins is using her public profile and access to ministers to shape policy

Global

Nursing Now: developing nations show what nurses can achieve

Three-year campaign aims to inspire nurses around the world to fulfil their potential

Celebrating Nursing Practice: Seven of the best projects

Funding provided by the RCN Foundation will allow nurse innovators to develop and expand...

The leadership programme that helps you improve care from the front line

A Foundation of Nursing Studies programme nurtures nurse leaders who manage teams but still...

Celebrate

Mentoring scheme supports nurses to develop ideas that make a difference

RCN project has attracted entrants from across the UK and at all career stages

political activist

Politics with a small p: if you engage, you can lead change

Political leadership and engagement isn’t just about party politics – it’s about being at...

Opinion

Resuscitation

Readers' panel: Should families be encouraged to witness resuscitation attempts?

Cardiac arrest is a traumatic event - our readers have their say on family-witnessed

'Male style of negotiation would not have delivered a better pay deal'

Critics wanting aggressive approach to win more concessions are being unrealistic: RCN’s

Chilblains: a blast from the past

The old days were all very well but chilblains are best consigned to history, says Jane Bates

Students

My degree has prepared me to cope with the pressures of nursing

It's been a rollercoaster start but Zoe Butler knows she has the foundation to succeed

On the front line with a paramedic

A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and

Lessons learned in a hospice

A placement at a hospice will inform this student's practice for the rest of his career

Careers

60 seconds with asthma nurse specialist Caroline Fredericks 

About 5.4 million people in the UK are affected by asthma. Caroline Fredericks, an asthma...

Wizard

Show courage: Don't be afraid to ask your manager for support...

It's part of a nurse's role to offer kindness and care, but how brave do they feel when...

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Develop your career and learn to look after yourself at RCNi jobs fair

Self-care workshop will emphasise importance of work-life balance

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