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Anxious about revalidation? RCNi study days are here to help

RCNi revalidation study days offer nurses and midwives the opportunity to discuss their...

Healthcare apprenticeships: busting myths and realising benefits

In the first of a two-part series on healthcare apprenticeships, Angelo Varetto looks at...

Unexpected lessons from ‘difficult’ patients

'Difficult' patients can be hard to like, which can in turn affect the care they receive...

The best of both worlds: improving nurse recruitment in Northamptonshire

An innovative new recruitment campaign is aiming to put Northamptonshire on the map as a top...

Searching for meaning

The emotional toll of nursing can have a numbing effect, but it can also leave you searching...

A chance to shape RCN by joining new Professional Nursing Committee

The RCN will have a directly elected Professional Nursing Committee for the first time from...

Work within the limits of your competence

As a registered nurse you must practise according to the NMC Code, but adhering to these...

Raising concerns: do the right thing

Saying nothing about poor care may seem like the easy option – it isn’t. So get support, do...
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‘I was offered a job at the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair’

When mental health nurse Kellyann Anderton-Kay visited the RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair in...

How to cope with the culture shock of moving from city to country

Moving from Cardiff to rural West Wales was something of a culture shock for mental health...

Coping with the stress of a major incident

It is normal for some days at work to affect you more than others. But if you are faced with...

Delivering person-centred care in police custody

From seeing a detainee who has collapsed in a cell to assessing someone’s fitness to be...

The perils of snap judgements

Making snap judgements about patients can have a negative impact on your practice and limit...

RAF nursing – no ordinary job

Nurses who join the RAF can expect an exceptional career pathway with varied and exciting...

Taking the lead in neonatal care

How does a nurse fill a traditionally medical role? By mastering the basics first, says...

Showing leadership in a time of change

Change takes its toll on everyone. In the third and final part of our leadership series,...

Learning how to manage perinatal mental illness

Many women have mental health problems during pregnancy or in the year after birth. A new...

Challenges and rewards of being a peer reviewer

Overcoming her initial doubts, Elizabeth Wake became a regular reviewer for a professional...

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