Communication – with patients and colleagues – is a running theme in this month’s content
While the RCN and the country face uncertain times, nursing care continues
Turmoil at the RCN should not distract us from what really matters – elevating nursing care
It’s a time of year when nurses are starting their careers, and they deserve encouragement
Nursing Standard’s new editor Lynn Eaton invites readers to help shape the news
Angela Hall’s innovative work has transformed the care of people with heart conditions
Jane Bates recalls how art galleries helped heal the stress of work as a nursing student
Why it’s vital nurses recognise risk factors and challenge myths about weight loss and ageing
Risk being labelled ‘worried well’ or miss a diagnosis so as not to ‘bother the doctor’?
Shift patterns and limited choices present barriers at work, but these strategies can help
Resurgent feminism can help free the profession from damaging stereotypes
Here's why off-duty and uniform might not be a great look
Royal Pharmaceutical Society and RCN publish document on transcribing information
Underfilled tubes of blood could result in inaccuracies that affect patient care
A study highlights the need for care in prescribing for older people with Alzheimer’s
It’s best to meet your friends when you’re on your break – or wait until you’ve finished work
Nurses who eat spare meals allocated to patients could be in breach of the Code
This frank and bold text sets out to dispel assumptions and fill a much-needed gap in health...
A useful, well-written book primarily aimed at less experienced supervisors and supervisees...
Retired practice development nurse Valerie McGurk reviews Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky...
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
The Health Foundation is funding research on support for staff working night shifts
RCN members in Jersey are seeking permission to ballot on industrial action over pay
Nursing Standard readers have their say on the impact of diluting the skill mix
Clinicians who are obese are less able to give patients health advice, says NHS England
The health secretary vowed to tackle agency spend. Nursing Standard readers have their say
Readers comment on calls for front-line staff who do not have the flu jab to be redeployed