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Nursing associates: the first trainees make their mark

With the pilot cohort due to register in 2019, we look at how they have been received

Don’t assume, verify: how to halt transfusion errors

Strict routines and electronic tracking are helping to reduce the hazards of transfusion

From death’s door to saving lives

Three years ago, Katie Dutton was close to death from sepsis. Not only did she...

How a social media post started a safe staffing revolution

A nurse’s lament on how many patients she cared for prompted action on staffing in Canada

What will the pay deal mean for nurses outside the NHS?

Long-awaited pay rise may ‘shift’ NHS staffing problems to social care and GP practices

Star power: Emilia Clarke set to ‘shine a light’ for nurses

RCN ambassador says her Game of Thrones character would ‘absolutely approve’ of her new role

Pre-op anaemia care: improving outcomes for surgical patients

A nurse-led initiative is reducing the need for transfusions

Five techniques for tackling breathlessness

A team of nurses has created a toolkit to help respiratory patients find what works for them

Flash glucose monitoring: how to access ‘life-changing’ diabetes technology

Sensor removes need for regular finger-prick testing, but is not available universally on NHS

My experience as a mental health service user is invaluable to my role

Naz Islam is part of our Commitment to Carers winning team in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018

NHS at 70: What does the future hold?

Issues such as Brexit and social care will affect the fitness of the NHS

Biggest challenge has been wanting to do more, says outgoing chief nurse

Jane Cummings hopes her legacy will be a more ‘balanced’ image of nursing

From graduation to revalidation: my first three years as a nurse

Lauren Philpott’s new book reveals the highs and lows of starting out in nursing

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