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Newly qualified non-EU nurses now eligible to apply to the UK register

NMC drops restriction on UK registration for overseas nurses qualified for less than a year

Strike vote

Nursing unions reject Jersey pay offer – and threaten industrial action

Major sticking point is lack of pay parity with allied health professional colleagues

Violence against nurses: are tougher penalties the answer?

The new law and alarms for lone workers are a step in the right direction, say experts

Community children’s nurses feel ‘invisible’ to commissioners

QNI report says despite rising demand, nurses feel their specialism is not understood

Distance learning

NMC consults on removing ‘unnecessary barriers’ for nurses returning to practice

Nursing and midwifery regulator plans more flexible ways to re-join register

Community nursing initiatives show benefits far beyond their remit

QNI report says men’s health projects reveal nurses’ impact on families and social issues

Evidence and Practice

Recognising and managing delirium in patients receiving palliative and end of life care

Recognising and managing delirium in patients receiving palliative and end of life care

Why you should read this article: » To improve your awareness of the causes of delirium in...

Heel pressure ulcers

Preventing the development of heel pressure ulcers

Why you should read this article: » To improve your knowledge of the causes and risk factors...

Meeting the healthcare needs of people experiencing homelessness

Meeting the healthcare needs of people experiencing homelessness

Why you should read this article: • To understand the needs of people who are experiencing...

Investigating ward nurses’ responses to deteriorating patients

Investigating ward nurses’ responses to deteriorating patients

Why you should read this article: • To enhance your understanding of the factors that can...

Managing chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives) in primary care

Managing chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives) in primary care

Why you should read this article: » To enable you to recognise the signs and symptoms of...

Parkinsons disease

Parkinson’s disease: symptoms, treatment options and nursing care

Why you should read this article: » To understand your role in supporting and improving the...

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Our short film explains the revalidation process

Nurse of the Year ‘makes you feel there is someone there for you’

A tribute to the RCN Nurse of the Year 2018, Angela Hall, by her patient the Rev Mark Bond

‘My dedicated nurses inspired me to join the profession’

Student nurse award winner recalls two nurses who cared for her as she recovered from sepsis

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...

Features

Barbara Stilwell

Let’s show the whole world what nurses can do

Nursing Now leader Barbara Stilwell wants nurses to look beyond the demands of the job

‘As a BME nurse you’ll face challenges, but don’t let them hold you back’

Angela Stewart defied the boardroom stereotypes by establishing her own thriving business

The specialist care home making placements a priority

Opening its doors to more students has helped Hilltop House enhance learning and recruitment

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When someone with dementia has delirium, they may well be in pain too

Assessing for delirium helps nurses spot and control patients’ unspoken pain

Using a grassroots approach to improve health in the Sikh population

A nursing lecturer is taking public health messages to the heart of the community

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Sepsis

Sepsis resource collection

Sepsis remains a significant cause of death – it is estimated that 44,000 people die from ‘...

Opinion

Jane Bates: It's time to be pushy

After the pay debacle and with staffing in crisis, it’s time to be pushy, says Jane Bates

Voting is your chance to shape nursing’s future

Have a say on your profession’s leaders, starting with the RCN EGM, says Caroline Shuldham

Readers’ panel: Are efforts to increase flu vaccination rates for nurses excessive?

Readers comment on calls for front-line staff who do not have the flu jab to be redeployed

Students

An ABC of becoming a nurse

Some rules to guide you through training and the early days as a registered nurse

Katie Dutton holds the sepsis six card

Could it be sepsis? The question all nursing students should learn to ask

I'm on a mission to encourage nursing students to become sepsis champions

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What I learned about nursing care after developing sepsis myself

Nurses who looked after me while I was a nursing student were role models for patient-...

Careers

60 seconds with sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy

Sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy talks about her work and her best lesson from nursing

Don’t let upsetting remarks affect your focus

How to stay focused and avoid becoming upset by chance remarks or disagreements at work

Katie Baxter

60 seconds with nursing lecturer Katie Baxter

'Nursing can be hard, but the life skills and satisfaction you get back are priceless,' says...

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