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Wound care: treating the cause rather than simply covering it with a dressing

How to challenge the perceived inevitability associated with chronic wounds

The blame culture in nursing: how to make a change in your workplace

A punitive response to errors affects patient safety and staff morale. There is another way

New approach to nurse education affects every registrant – but are you ready?

NMC’s education standards take a fresh approach to supervision, assessment and leadership

Asking about bowel problems could change your patient’s life

When nurses discuss faecal incontinence they’re really talking about quality of life

Pain management: steps for better care and faster recovery after surgery

Nurses are vital to good pain management – and this starts with a comprehensive assessment

Mouth care at the end of life: ensuring comfort and dignity for your patients

Simple steps such as assessing pain and involving families in care can make a big difference

Our simple, low-cost system to keep patients hydrated

A team of students devised a way to easily identify dehydration risk and fluid restriction

Under the radar: why young carers are missing out on the support they need

A nurse-led initiative is challenging the lack of recognition often felt by child carers

Why the NHS can no longer afford to ignore the cracks in the ceiling

Lack of investment in buildings and equipment has left nurses working in poor conditions

Preventing readmission: the power of just one phone call or home visit from a nurse

Study found nurses’ timely post-discharge follow-up cut patients’ readmission risk

Spotting patients’ need sparked my innovation

Nurse innovator Neomi Bennett explains how she developed her compression stockings idea

Ensuring everyone has a voice: a communication tool for non-verbal patients

RCNi Nurse Awards student winners spread the word about their Makaton language resource

How a shed became a sanctuary for a community of men who felt ‘left behind’

Our 2019 Patient’s Choice Award winner created a haven for men facing social isolation

The leadership strategy that changed the way others – and my team – saw our department

Does your work deserve wider recognition? Be inspired to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Rapid triage: award-winning action plan slashes four-hour target breaches

How an emergency nurse practitioner team transformed an under-pressure eye casualty service

Managing healthcare without a government: it’s time to step up, says NI chief nurse

Charlotte McArdle wants nurses to take the lead in the transformation of health services

Is technology the next step in falls prevention?

Motion sensors are helping one dementia unit to prevent falls, reduce injuries and cut costs

The mental health conference that felt more like a festival

Student-led conference on mental health nursing incorporated yoga, dance and social media

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