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Parkinson’s: how you can ensure patients get their medication on time

With caseloads for specialist nurses climbing, awareness among all healthcare staff is vital

Jane Bates: Staff shortages means we lose chances for compassion

No one had time to comfort a distressed patient. If only a liaison officer had been there

If you want to see a nursing profession that is valued, it’s here in Scotland

Nursing in Scotland has stepped back from the edge of crisis, says the RCN’s Theresa Fyffe

Safe staffing is the way to end NHS postcode lottery

RCN England director on the college’s campaign to ensure effective care across the UK

Jane Bates: Is it alright to contact a sick colleague?

A modern conundrum brings back memories from Jane Bates' student days

Our chance to raise the status of nurses

With 2020 named Year of the Nurse and Midwife, this is our moment, says Nursing Now director

Jane Bates: How art helped me cope with the tough times

Jane Bates recalls how art galleries helped heal the stress of work as a nursing student

Malnutrition in the community: what you can do to support older people

Why it’s vital nurses recognise risk factors and challenge myths about weight loss and ageing

Jane Bates: Painful predicament of the worried well

Risk being labelled ‘worried well’ or miss a diagnosis so as not to ‘bother the doctor’?

Plan your way to healthier eating

Shift patterns and limited choices present barriers at work, but these strategies can help

Time’s up for the gender-based image of nursing

Resurgent feminism can help free the profession from damaging stereotypes

Protect yourself from dermatitis

Don’t underestimate the importance of using moisturisers and correct hand hygiene procedures
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Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

Jane Bates: A grandma’s grumble on behalf of young families

Support for young families is lacking, and the authorities need to get their act together
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Research nurses: specialists delivering high-quality care

Clinical research is a rewarding career that makes a difference to patients. Showcase your...

Jane Bates: When Veganuary seems a diet challenge too far

Gloomy days and chocolate conspire against the meat-free, dairy-free nutritional trend

Tailoring services improves the patient experience – and saves money

How nurses adapted an outpatient service to help people struggling to access daily IV therapy

Jane Bates: Advice that’s tough to digest

Nutrition advice to pregnant women can cause anxiety, says Jane Bates

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