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Cautions against catheters

Nurses should constantly review the need to continue with catheters, says updated guidance

Hand hygiene: even 100% compliance scores may be concealing hospitals’ dirty secrets

Audit is often flawed and is no substitute for examining prevalence of acquired infections

The NMC isn’t all about striking people off – there’s so much we can do to support care

New chief executive wants registrants going through FtP processes to be shown kindness

Antimicrobial resistance: how you can make a difference

Feeling daunted by the AMR crisis? Here's how your daily practice can help turn the tide

Continence: why is such a serious issue so often overlooked?

A team of nurses is working to break the taboo around potentially life-threatening conditions

How to get the most out of reflective discussion

Reflection is more than a revalidation must-have – it can help you face challenges

Reflective practice: your questions answered

Practical advice to help you improve your practice and complete revalidation

How does your manager recognise excellent practice?

Chief nurse Carolyn Fox explains the power of celebrating what staff do well

Why we should be asking communities for help rather than giving it

People at the sharp end of inequality can view nurses as a threat, says Heather Henry

We can learn a lot about leadership from people who aren’t nurses

A training course with people far removed from nursing offers a fresh perspective

From student to staff nurse: advice for a smooth transition

How to make the most of preceptorship, plus practical tips from educators and new registrants

I was made redundant and survived – and here’s how I did it

A nurse explains how losing a senior role made her realise the value of colleagues’ support

Shared decision-making: how nurses can help patients weigh up the issues

A person-centred approach will make interventions easier for patients to understand

'We're creating the nursing roles of the future'

As a trust chief nurse, Carolyn Morrice is a pioneer of integrated care and new nursing roles

How to recognise and treat pain in someone with dementia

When nurses ‘think pain’ and take appropriate action, it can transform patients’ lives

Chronic pain: how to support patients by asking the right questions

What you need to know about assessing an individual’s experience of pain

The network for general practice nurses of the future

How student ambassadors are helping to promote the specialty as a first-choice career

Help patients plan for a potential health crisis

The ReSPECT scheme uses advance discussions to make care choices for a future emergency

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