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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...

Facing the challenges of leadership

In the middle of a busy shift you may find the demands of leadership overwhelming. In the...

Develop your leadership qualities

The NHS needs strong leadership - but what exactly does this mean? In the first of a three-...

Give praise when it’s due, don’t wait for the farewell party

Nurses know they have a duty to raise concerns, but it's also good practice to give positive...

Minimise the stress of relocating

Moving house and starting a new job are both high up on the list of stressful life events....

Challenging employers who fail to comply with regulations

Mounting pressures on nurses mean many are working much longer hours, with no proper breaks...

Should I stay or should I go? Part 2

As a nurse you have skills and experience that are in demand outside the NHS and the...

Equal pay for work of equal value: the pay band revolution

Pay restraint and the down-banding of roles has demoralised the nursing workforce. At this...

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