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How to switch off at the end of your shift

Advice and techniques to help you avoid taking work worries and concerns home with you

Coroner’s inquests: what you need to know if you are asked to give evidence

Inquests can be intimidating, but there are resources and support available that can help you

Acute kidney injury: the common condition that’s often overlooked

When nurses stay alert to AKI signs and hydration they can optimise patient outcomes

The street outreach nurses who bring on-the-spot care to people sleeping rough

Westminster Street Nurse project has opened up access to care for this hard-to-reach group

How a nursing support worker is making surgery a positive experience for patients

People with learning disabilities can expect a calmer and safer experience of surgery

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CPR at 38,000ft: the nursing student who took control of an in-flight emergency

Isobel Corrie named RCNi Nurse Awards Patient’s Choice winner after saving passenger’s life

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RCN Nurse of the Year 2020: using CPR sessions to tackle the youth knife crime epidemic

Ana Waddington’s programme engages both vulnerable young people and healthcare staff

Healthcare projects on an overseas placement: how one student’s plan generated a team...

RCNi Nursing Student Award winner’s networking and persistence got a clinic up and running

Preventing hospital admissions and improving end of life care: a team approach

How the RCNi Nurse Awards Team of the Year integrates physical and mental health services

Iron deficiency anaemia: the condition every nurse needs to take seriously

The telltale signs of a condition that’s widely misunderstood, plus how to improve outcomes

Diversity in nursing: why it’s time to think neurodiversity

How a nurse network aims to help staff thrive and make workplaces more ‘autism-friendly’

Clinical trials: what does a research nurse do?

Roles that can change patient’s lives, from study coordinator to supporting participants

Sexual harassment against nurses: what to do if you or your colleagues are affected

New RCN guidance aims to empower nurses to recognise and report it

COVID-19 ‘surge’ training: helping nurses provide compassionate end of life care

Redeployed staff learn about communication skills and their roles as witness bearers

Skilled professionals or NHS ‘heroes’: has public perception of nursing really changed?

An enhanced profile is one thing, but better pay and support requires a fundamental shift

Childbirth, menopause, ageing and stress incontinence: dispelling the myths

How nurses can explain that pads are not the answer and need not be inevitable

Why using the terminology of ‘pain catastrophising’ can be harmful

Patients experiencing chronic pain think the term belittles how they are affected

Keeping anticoagulant services flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic

From blood tests via letterboxes to managing drug switches, nurses have been adapting care

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