Clinicians should keep an open mind about what might seem like an obvious diagnosis
World Patient Safety Day helps us focus on what the evidence says about the role of nurses
The regulator is changing its tune, with potentially big implications for fitness to practise
Reflection allowed me to analyse an unpleasant experience and boost my resilience
The first-ever nursing student mental health day started a new conversation about well-being
Problems can arise when patients switch to medication compliance aids
The new government shows little sign of addressing nursing concerns such as shortstaffing
Shrewd and informed prescribing can contribute to the survival of the health service
Nurses leaving their jobs is a huge preventable cost
Issues to consider when a patient’s capacity to give consent is intermittent
The interim plan’s promise must now be backed up by funding and action
Our Nursing Standard survey will be used to influence policymakers
Pledges in the interim plan need to be backed up with concrete action on staffing
Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey reveals impact of staff shortages on nurses and patients
Trusts are taking legal action in a bid to put an end to violent attacks on NHS staff
Stand-out entries in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 team category set their goals at the outset
Communication – with patients and colleagues – is a running theme in this month’s content
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has a site-wide smoking ban. Readers have their say
With bank staff at one trust facing a pay cut of up to 20%, our readers have their say
Congress debated whether England should adopt national uniforms, like the rest of the UK
Our readers’ panel members have their say on the Open University’s suggestion
Health secretary Matt Hancock won’t rule out banning unvaccinated children from school
A consultation could result in nurses being required to report young people at risk
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A useful, well-written book primarily aimed at less experienced supervisors and supervisees...
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Individual stories that will resonate with those who experience pain are included in this...
The blurb on the back cover says this book is for nurses and other professionals in mental...
Useful activities to help boost confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing in older people