Comment

Nursing after COVID-19: the long-term impact of our high-profile role

Stark images during the pandemic have dispelled old myths and stereotypes about nurses

Wearing a face mask to the shop is a small price to pay to save lives

Preventing further spread of COVID-19 is the least we can do to thank front-line workers

Care homes and COVID-19: the hidden impact of visiting restrictions

Without steps to allow families access, the psychological effect of lockdowns will be immense

Could survivor’s guilt be a lasting impact for patients recovering from COVID-19?

Research nurses say some patients experience anxiety and guilt after discharge

Free

Face masks: how nurses can overcome the communication barrier and reassure patients

Compulsory face coverings pose particular challenges when patients are deaf or have dementia

PPE is vital, but gloves are no substitute for hand hygiene

Hand hygiene remains the key to preventing the spread of infection

Free
nurse puts supportive shoulder around woman's shoulders and both smile at each other

Demystifying spiritual care: let’s start with what it isn’t

Meeting patients’ spiritual needs is not solely about faith, but finding out what matters

Free
Poor social distancing

When it comes to social distancing we all need to dance to the same tune

Lockdown rules only work if vulnerable, isolated people truly feel we’re all in it together

Stop saying 'the band 5'

Stop saying ‘the band 5’: why referring to colleagues by their pay band has had its day

Hierarchical blindness undervalues staff and has no place in a post-pandemic workplace

Free

Why the NMC was right to lift some FtP sanctions during the pandemic

Regulator chief defends early reviews of nurse suspensions in response to COVID-19 crisis

Free

Relaxing the NMC’s fitness to practise sanctions has risky implications

Will this COVID-19 related decision affect public confidence in nurses?

Free

Parish Nursing: where spiritual care and community collide

A nurse network providing holistic care to vulnerable and isolated people amid the pandemic

Free

Racism in the NHS is hiding in plain sight – and we can all do something about it

As the world grapples with race inequality, the NHS must confront its complicity
Free

Talking about death and dying: COVID-19 has taught us not to wait

Help nursing colleagues and teams cope with grief by signposting to information and support
Free

Coping with the death of a colleague: advice and support for nurses

How to deal with bereavement at work and where to go for support
Free

Could the public health benefits of reduced pollution be a ‘chink of light’ in COVID-19?

Nurses can help create a better, healthier ‘normal’ after the trauma of the pandemic
Free

Why the wobble room is a necessary sanity saver

It’s essential nurses have a space to think, cry and be fallible, especially amid a pandemic
Free

Some care homes may not survive COVID-19

Anita Astle says pandemic has pushed her to the brink and her nursing home towards bankruptcy

Pages

Jobs