Deterioration: spotting the signs and escalating care on a pressured shift

Tools and advice to help teams ensure patients are monitored effectively

Fobbed off and undermined: the racist attitudes obstructing careers

How to combat the recruitment bias that holds back many black and Asian nurses

Christmas shifts can bring their own rewards… with a little planning and sensitivity

Getting into the festive mood can help staff and patients share much needed seasonal joy

Calling in sick: do fear and guilt stop you from taking time off when you’re ill?

Advice if you are worried about sickness policies, or leaving colleagues in the lurch

Cardiovascular risk post-COVID: how to make your nursing interventions count

Spotting early signs of heart failure and ways to minimise impact of service delays

Abuse of patients: what all nurses can do to help end bad practice

Advice on reporting concerns and abusive practices and the support available

How to get overseas recruitment right – and support nurses to stay

Advice on helping staff settle in, from welcome packs to shadowing team members

Diabetes-related amputations: how to reduce risk and identify issues early

The steps every nurse can take to support people with diabetes who have lower limb pathology

Want to improve surgery recovery? How to use ERAS from prehab to rehab

It can improve long-term outcomes and reduce hospital stays, yet the pathway is underused

Strike action could be a defining moment for the profession – but can it succeed?

Why precedent proves nurses can win on the picket line, without losing public support

Brain fog: causes and coping strategies from menopause to long-COVID

Top tips on coping with debilitating brain fog when you need a clear head for work

Tattoos and skin health: spotting signs of melanoma and treating rashes and infections

How to manage adverse reactions and what tattoos mean for early skin cancer detection

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

In autumn and winter months, nurses can encourage people to counteract declining light levels

Record-keeping and documentation: how to improve your practice and avoid mistakes

Advice on keeping accurate patient records, and fitting notes-writing into your shift

Type 2 diabetes: unexpected comorbidities and how to help complex patients

Study found accompanying conditions can include back pain, depression and osteoarthritis

Eczema in adults: a quick guide to causes, types and supporting patients to self-manage

This common condition, characterised by dry, itchy skin, can greatly affect quality of life

How to embrace your leadership potential, whatever your rank or role

Inspiring others to deliver the best care is a core competency, and key to leadership

Workforce vaccinations: impact of COVID-19 vaccine campaign on nurses’ views

What nurses are saying about having this year’s flu jab, and mandatory vaccination