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

Juggling studying with financial responsibilities can be tough. Here are our top tips

Illustration depicts stressed nurse trapped in blood pressure cuff. The Interim NHS People Plan aims to tackle the biggest challenge facing the NHS – a shortage of nurses.

NHS People Plan: the crucial gap in the nursing workforce target

Varied data collection methods make it hard to gauge exact nurse numbers and vacancies

obese man consults clinician who is holding an 'eat well' leaflet

When and how to talk to a patient about their diet and lifestyle

Health promotion is an NMC requirement, but discussing weight can be difficult for nurses

Liam Barnes and Jenifer Hawkins

In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

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NHS must persuade nurses to return to practice – and get better at keeping staff too

Strategies to lure lapsed registrants back need to be matched by changes in the workplace

Stockpiling medicines

If Brexit brings medicine shortages, how will nurses allay patients’ fears?

What you can do to reassure patients who are concerned about their prescriptions

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End of life care: what thousands of nurses told our annual survey

The pressures of short-staffing and how some staff spend breaks sitting with dying patients

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RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

A profession in the spotlight: International Nurses Day

To mark International Nurses Day we look at the issues shaping the agenda for nurses globally

Nursing staff prepare to respond to Westminster Bridge attack

Major incident response: how each tragedy informs future nursing care

With every mass-casualty event comes fresh clinical understanding and greater preparedness

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Violence in the NHS: why prevention and psychological care are as important as payouts

The measures needed to protect nursing staff from assaults at work

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Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Dear diary, it’s been another demanding day

Three nurses’ accounts of a shift offer a moving insight into daily pressures in the NHS

As the first nursing associates get ready to register, we ask what their impact will be

The first cohort is about to join the rest of the nurse workforce in England

Why all nurses should ask patients who smoke whether they want to quit

Every nurse should be trained to support smoking cessation, says lung health task force

NHS Long Term Plan is big on ambition, so why is it short of nurses’ support?

Critics say the 10-year strategy cannot succeed until the NHS staffing crisis is resolved

Unequal treatment: the disturbing experience of LGBT people in the UK today

Researchers hear how nurses are among the healthcare professionals to display prejudice

What’s in store for nursing in 2019?

Staffing issues, Brexit and new leaders are expected to dominate the nursing agenda this year

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