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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...

Get it right from the start

With graduation day over and their names and PIN numbers appearing on the Nursing and...

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...

Gearing up for more older nurses

Changes to the NHS pension scheme are starting to present challenges for employers.

What is your personality type?

Have you ever found yourself irritated by other team members because they do not do things...

Ward off unwanted advances

Nurses are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment from patients, visitors or co-...

Safeguarding lone workers

An alarm device hidden in an ID badge can provide extra security for lone workers.

How LAMP blazes a trail

The London Association of Mental Health Nursing Practice (LAMP) was set up in 2013 to...

Be heard in high places

House of Commons committees can examine any area of a government department’s activities.

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