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Amazing courage in the Calais ‘Jungle’

Staff nurse Holly Howe completed a six-week volunteer placement at the Calais migrant camp’s...

Time to break the continence taboo

Millions of people in the UK experience continence problems that can have a devastating...

Zero tolerance for unhealthy attitudes

A report published last year by Stonewall revealed the persistence of negative attitudes to...

LGBT youth missing out on support

According to a Department of Health-funded study young LGBT people are at increased risk of...

Shock therapies

Therapies administered by mental health nurses, aimed at ‘curing’ gay people of their sexual...

The many benefits of ‘always events’

Simple changes that make a huge difference to patients are being implemented through the...

Ease the path from acute to community

NICE offers guidelines on how to ensure patients have the social support they need to leave...

A caring approach for people in crisis

Jane Murphy is nurse lead for Operation Emblem, in which mental health nurses work with...

When one question leads to another

From February, NICE guidelines call for enhanced support for patients in emergency...

Getting clever to beat tuberculosis

A pioneering tuberculosis contact tracing project is combating the high number of cases of...

Changing the realities of poverty in pregnancy

Pregnant women from disadvantaged, vulnerable or excluded groups are more likely to have...

So you want to meet Elvis?

Eden House care home in County Durham, part of Helen McArdle Care, was rated ‘outstanding’...

Towards a better understanding

A new website from Alzheimer’s Research UK aims to help young children, juniors and...

Looking back with pride 1916-2016

The RCN celebrates its centenary this year. In the past century it has grown into a unique...

A modern take on menopause

Old scare stories about hormone replacement therapy and lack of training among healthcare...

Helping remove the shadow of torture

Freedom from Torture is a UK-based organisation that treats and supports torture survivors....

Rallying support for an unpaid army

Unpaid carers fulfil a vital role looking after family members or friends who are sick,...

Singing from the same song sheet

Forth Valley Nurses’ Choir is making a name for itself by singing at hospitals and charity...

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