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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

Coronavirus reinfection: what we know so far

The risk for nurses, plus how to advise patients worried about contracting COVID again

COVID-19 one year on: how nurses rose to the challenge, whatever their setting

The pandemic has placed unprecedented demands on nurses – but coping comes at a cost

Long-COVID: the range of symptoms and how to help your patients

Understanding the long-term implications for individuals and where to signpost for support

Caring for trans and non-binary people: overcoming the fear of ‘getting it wrong’

How to address inequitable treatment and improve communication with patients

How nutrition can help prevent and treat pressure ulcers

A balanced diet and good hydration are vital for patients to maintain robust and healthy skin

How napping at work can help fight fatigue

Night shifts and long hours can affect sleep and the risk of errors. Are naps the answer?

Mass vaccination: what it’s like working in the UK’s biggest clinic

One nurse’s experience of a landmark day at a COVID-19 vaccination centre

Redeployed in emergency care: anxiety and dread in one 12-hour shift

The RCN Nurse of the Year 2020 describes a day on the front line in the COVID-19 second wave

Rotas and shift patterns: who should make the decisions?

What nurses told us about lack of control over their shifts and the cost to work-life balance

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

As spring arrives and lockdown eases, nurses can encourage people to boost vitamin D levels

Anxious and agitated: how to help a nervous patient

Using communication skills to understand and diminish your patients’ fears about treatment

Common but crushing: how skin conditions can affect mental health

The information you need to support patients coping with ‘just a skin condition’

COVID-19 vaccination: have you had yours?

With all front-line health and social care staff now eligible, we look at the roll-out so far

COVID-19 cardiac complications: counting the long-term cost

The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty

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