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Hair racism: the everyday prejudice black nursing staff face at work

Workplaces can marginalise staff of African-Caribbean heritage who chose afro styling

What is the National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) and why is it important?

NEWS2 has created a common language so nurses can act quickly to help deteriorating patients

Maths anxiety: how to conquer your fears and calculate with confidence

Reduce your risk of medications errors by becoming comfortable with numbers

Coping at all costs: how ‘toxic positivity’ may affect nurses and patients

A relentless ‘stay positive’ approach can be not only unhelpful but damaging

Racism in the NHS: why nurses say structural discrimination is not a thing of the past

Prejudice remains alive and well, insist black and minority ethnic nurses’ groups

Demoralised and let down: your response to pay offer ‘insult’ after year of sacrifices

What nurses told a Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey about pay, staffing and the pandemic

Nutritional care: steps to support patients with eating and drinking difficulties

The latest guidance on assessment and care, especially for those at the end of life

Standardised nursing uniforms: what do you want to wear to work?

An NHS consultation could see an end to the plethora of styles used across England

DNACPR notices: what went wrong in the pandemic and the conversations that matter

Advance care planning is vital and nurses in all settings should be involved, experts say

The case that stays with me and how it’s changed my practice

Of the many patients a nurse sees, some have an impact that’s career-affirming – or altering

Urinary incontinence: it’s common in nurses, but are you ignoring the symptoms?

Demographic and occupational factors increase the risk, but it’s important to seek help early

NHS pension reforms: what the latest update means for those on the old and new schemes

How 2015 changes to the NHS pension scheme affect nurses, plus who needs to make a choice

COVID-19 and coping with a disability: supporting staff to keep doing their jobs

The pandemic has affected reasonable adjustments, but shielding is not the only option

Staying cool and comfortable at work: the challenges of PPE

Innovations in uniform design are making COVID-19 care requirements a bit more bearable

Revalidation: novel ways to fulfill your CPD hours during COVID-19

NMC says ‘learning can be achieved in a variety of ways’ – and e-learning plays a major part

Lost out on a promotion? How to use the experience to build your career

Being knocked back can be deflating, but with our tips you can turn it to your advantage

Supporting patients with IBS: dietary advice and care to improve quality of life

What you need to know to help reduce the impact of this chronic, often debilitating condition

Pay rise for nurses: what a new deal might look like

Nurses exhausted by the pandemic could leave in droves unless pay is addressed, unions warn

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