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‘Winning an RCNi Nurse Award increased my self-confidence and inspired me to do more’

Paediatric emergency nurse Drew McDonald won the Child Health category in the RCNi Nurse...

Communication: Assert yourself, in a good way

With resources stretched to the limit, good communication is more important than ever to...

Charity-funded CNS to support hospital patients with low-grade brain tumours

Patients with low-grade brain tumours often lack support from a clinical nurse specialist,...

How to stay focused on your goals in 2018

It is common as the year goes on to lose sight of the aims you set yourself in January. But...

Paths to positive change: believing you deserve what you want

Valuing yourself is a vital ingredient of self-esteem but developing self-compassion can...

Trust hopes chance of overseas work experience will encourage nurses to stay

London’s Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is in talks with similar hospitals in Australia...

Paths to positive change in your career – and life

Success means different things to different people. Working out what it means to you is the...

Agency nurses beware the false lure of tax umbrellas

An arrangement that offers agency nurses quick payment and more money in their pocket than...

Practice-related feedback: Revalidation helped me in my role as a mentor

Feedback from a student reminded University of Edinburgh professor Tonks Fawcett of the...

Why feeling grateful is good for your health

The last thing you may feel at the end of a hard day at work is grateful for the good things...

Practice related feedback: How reducing anxiety for a patient and their family was...

Amanda (Mandie) Burston, assistant resuscitation officer at Royal Stoke University Hospital...

Opportunities for nurses in the ambulance service

Looking for a career change or new ways to test your skills? A role with the ambulance...

Showing appreciation to agency nurses brings rewards for all staff

Practice-related feedback from an agency nurse caused Sarah Priday to reflect on the...

Strategies to boost your emotional resilience

Avoid burnout and enjoy your career more by learning how to improve your mental wellbeing by...

Nurse with a zest for life – and a passion for palliative care

A student placement in a hospice ignited a passion for palliative care that has never left...

SAD: What to do if winter brings you down

Winter can take an emotional toll, particularly for those who experience seasonal affective...

Coping with winter: tips for staying fit and healthy

Winter is one of the busiest times for nurses, and maintaining a good work-life balance can...

Care home tutor helps overseas nurses join UK register

A care home in Yorkshire is giving lessons to nurses from outside Europe who are working as...

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