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RCNi award for nurse who bolstered support for bereaved families

Angela McDonald trains healthcare professionals, families, teachers and carers to recognise...

Television has the potential to enhance life in care homes

Care home televisions blaring all day long can be distressing, but research suggests TV is...

Diverse roles show how the profession is evolving

Nursing Standard is marking the RCN’s centenary year with a series celebrating the range and...

New framework helps you quantify benefits of art therapies

Arts interventions in healthcare can have many benefits, including lowering pressure

Nurse recall birth of RCN Wales for new history book

New book celebrates 50 years of RCN Wales

Seeing Scutari brings you closer to the Florence Nightingale story

Visiting Scutari is an unbeatable way to explore the legacy of Florence Nightingale

‘Brilliant’ Kelly is patients’ choice

A nurse who has helped alleviate the misery of incontinence for hundreds of patients through...

Empowering her patients to feel ‘prepared’

Venetia Wynter-Blyth is the RCN Nurse of the Year for 2016. The clinical nurse specialist...

Welcome to our NHS trust

NHS trusts have been struggling to recruit nurses, with the profession remaining on the Home...

New guidance targets MND

Services for patients with motor neurone disease vary throughout the UK, with co-ordinated...

First steps towards a brighter future

Refugees who have fled war zones have a substantially higher risk of psychotic disorders...

Help in raising concerns about child abuse

A helpline for healthcare staff, funded by the government but run by the NSPCC, is the...

Great achievements by dedicated nurses

In the second of our monthly series which celebrates modern nursing roles across the regions...

Breathing new life into asthma care

Half of the one million children in the UK with asthma will have an asthma attack every year...

Paper-free, quick and safer

The government is preparing to spend billions to create a ‘paperless’ NHS.

Pleural care revolutionary

A nurse-led service created by pleural nurse specialist Elaine Reid is transforming care for...

From a ward sister to award winner

Being named RCN Wales nurse of the year has affirmed Claire Harris’ view that commitment and...

The long road to full prescribing powers

In 1978, the RCN proposed that nurses should have the authority to prescribe dressings and...

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