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Healthy staff provide better care

Supporting staff to improve their own health is crucial to getting care right for patients,...

Passion will follow after skills

A wait-and-see attitude to career planning is rarely the path to success.

Champions needed

Provision of specialist epilepsy care across the UK is extremely patchy, with fewer than 300...

Striking the right staff balance

Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust is one of a number of trusts across England currently...

Feeling the pressure at work

Nursing can be a particularly stressful profession. It is not just physically demanding, but...

My work is unique

Helen Goldsmith on her agency role.

Brush up on your pitch

The elevator pitch has become shorthand for the brief statement used as an introduction in a...

Opportunity to make a difference

Clinical electives in developing countries can improve health through education,...

Managing emotions at work

Every nurse is taught during training to put their emotions to one side when making...

Mind your attitude

The Francis and Winterbourne View inquiries revealed significant concerns about nurses’...

Change for the better

Nurses are in an ideal position to use the simple technique of questioning to help patients...

Tips for preceptorship

Fostering a good relationship with your preceptor is essential.

Care home role needs direction

The scope of the registered nurse role in care homes is not widely understood.

Faith in the system

Nurses often receive in-house training for their work with residents at faith-based nursing...

Taking theory into real life

A programme that links postgraduate nursing students undertaking their final projects with...

Too busy to take time out

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be painful and uncomfortable. More than one in three...

Work in progress

Nursing roles have changed substantially in the past decade due to technological advances,...

Making the most of complaints

Her role as a clinical adviser to the health ombudsman reminds Cherilee Angland that little...

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