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Social prescribing for well-being: how nurses can combat loneliness and isolation

Connecting people to support and services is more important in the wake of COVID-19 than ever

How are your bowel motions? The question nurses need to ask

Patients may be embarrassed to talk about bowel problems, but help is available

What is ABCDE and why is it important?

What is ABCDE and why is it important?

Take an interactive journey through the approach to assessing patient deterioration

All you need to know about NMC fitness to practise cases

Fitness to practise cases are central to the NMC’s regulation of nursing standards

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Lyme disease: how nurses can identify it and advise patients

How to detect the tick-borne infectious disease and promote awareness among the public

Shame, stigma and sexual dysfunction: the overlooked diabetes complications

Some physical and mental health issues common in people with diabetes are not discussed

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

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Agency nurses: trapped in a pandemic staffing paradox

Far from getting extra work due to COVID-19, many have struggled to obtain shifts

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Nurse-patient conversations: compassionate communication while social distancing

Finding new ways to meet patients’ needs when face-to-face care is not an option

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Redeployed staff and better teamwork: how COVID-19 has transformed nursing

Staff on the front-line at UCLH consider the lessons learned during the pandemic

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When social media becomes a minefield for nurses

It is possible to stay professional while engaging in robust debate… isn’t it?

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More than a headache: how migraine treatment often falls short

Even though migraine is common, there’s a lack of understanding of it, even among nurses

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‘Forgotten’ and struggling financially: can health charities survive COVID-19?

With staff redeployed and fundraisers cancelled, charities must find new ways to stay afloat
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Self-isolating but still at work: the nurses behind the front line

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many nurses to forge new ways of working from home
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How to use your COVID-19 experience for reflective practice

Amid the upheaval of the pandemic, nurses can use reflection to process their experiences
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Life in lockdown: how social distancing complicates existing mental health conditions

Mental health nurses discuss how the pandemic affects clients and disrupts services
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Out of reach but never alone: how nurses are easing the pain of visiting restrictions

Nurses are rising to the challenge of COVID-19 by keeping patients and families in touch
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Is your household income taking a hit due to coronavirus?

Read our nurse’s guide to state benefits available to anyone affected by COVID-19

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