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Picture shows a woman taking a vitamin D supplement. As autumn/winter approaches many people will need to top up their levels of vitamin D levels and nurses can play a key role in advising on this

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

As daylight hours get shorter, many people will need to top up their vitamin D levels

COVID-19: end of life care and the lessons of the first wave

Marie Curie-Nursing Standard survey highlights the emotional toll of the pandemic on nurses

Menopause at work: managing hot flushes and PPE

The workplace changes that can minimise discomfort for staff with menopause symptoms

Nurses with long-COVID: why pacing yourself when back at work is essential

Staff struggling to recover from coronavirus need the support of employers – and colleagues

NHS pension scheme remedy: weighing the options for nurses

Find out about the public sector pensions consultation, and what it means for you

Recognising how conditions present on darker skin: is nurse training colour-blind?

Darker skin tones are often not included in clinical resources – including for COVID-19

Long-COVID: what nurses need to know about longer-term effects of the virus

How to support people who still have symptoms months after their initial infection

The fitness to practise process demystified: what every nurse and manager needs to know

FtP referral is distressing, but understanding what to expect can help you feel prepared

A nurse yawning in the front seat of a car. Driving while tired is a common risk for nurses on long late shifts. Picture: Neil O'Connor

Tired after a long shift – but driving home anyway?

What our survey reveals about the risks faced by nurses, particularly after night shifts

Student finance: what you need to know before you start your nursing degree

Juggling studies with financial responsibilities can be difficult. Here are our top tips for nursing students

Has your COVID-19 experience made you rethink your nursing career?

Nursing Standard survey reveals the pandemic’s wider impact on nurse retention

When COVID-19 started, CPD almost stopped

Nurses share their concerns about missed training and learning, but also highlight innovation

Coronavirus in the community: the innovations helping nursing services keep up

Collaboration has helped staff face the enormous challenges of community care

PTSD and insomnia: mitigating the psychological effects of COVID-19 on nurses

The workforce has been overwhelmed, but pressed on – now nurses need support, say experts

How nutrition can aid successful long-term recovery from COVID-19

Nutritional support is vital to help patients with the lasting effects of coronavirus

Nursing students: here’s how your training will look in the new academic year

Post-pandemic peak, universities plan to continue with initiatives such as online lessons

What happens to all the nurse well-being support and the wobble rooms now?

COVID-19: Not all employers will be keeping staff hubs open and parking free

Revalidation: steps to get your application back on track

COVID-19 work pressures have put paid to many nurses’ CPD plans – but help is at hand

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