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A fresh take on prevention

Just four months into her first job as a staff nurse in a nursing home, Shauna Rooney began...

Home comfort helps healing

Parents of hospitalised children can benefit from ‘home-away-from-home’ accommodation...

Artistic project is a chance to be happy

Third-year mental health nursing student Mark Collins introduced a group art project on to...

Touchscreen helps to ease cancer worries

An electronic holistic needs assessment developed by Macmillan Cancer Support is helping to...

Conscious of deterioration

Nurse consultant Gillian Robinson developed a coma assessment tool that has helped to...

RCNi.com – have you joined us yet?

In March we launched our website www.rcni.com . Since then, more than 27,500 of you have...

The long road to recovery

Nearly 80,000 people in the UK today were diagnosed with cancer when they were under the age...

A do-it-yourself drive to spread the D word

A community nursing team in Surrey led by Pauline Bigwood was recognised in the 2015 Nursing...

Feedback is catalyst for high-quality care

Serious concerns about care received by some patients at Whipps Cross Hospital in London led...

Sickle cell comes out of the shadows

A patient feedback tool has been developed to capture the experience of patients with sickle...

Diabetes care tool puts kids in control

The nursing team in the children’s diabetes service at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has...

Why should I have to use a catheter?

Rethinking continence care assumptions could reduce infection rates and save the NHS...

Taking the plunge with lipoedema

Women wait decades for an accurate diagnosis of lipoedema. Earlier diagnosis is essential to...

What about nursing’s ‘fourth dimension’?

The NMC’s revised code of conduct makes no specific mention of spirituality. Critics say...

Vital signs of the times

A new camera-based technology has been developed to monitor vital signs without disturbing...

Work together to prevent infection

Nurse Tanya Kidson leads the team behind a set of assessment tools that are helping care...

A nurse who never gives up

Clinical nurse specialist Dorcas Gwata is the winner of the Mental Health category of this...

Fit for the future

The health benefits of physical activity in managing and preventing chronic conditions have...

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