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Some care homes may not survive COVID-19

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

RCN forum members do more than discuss their specialty – they can help shape it

A new competency framework is a big step for the rheumatology nursing forum and the specialty
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International Nurses Day: what would Florence do on the COVID-19 front line?

The issues Miss Nightingale championed are echoed in the response to COVID-19
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International Nurses Day may be low-key, but we’ve never been more in the spotlight

COVID-19 has highlighted how vital the profession is – and how much investment is needed

When this is all over, I don’t think things will go back to how they were

Our community nursing teams have increased collaboration and enhanced rapid discharge
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COVID-19: what employers need to do to cushion the emotional impact on nurses

Nurses deserve support from government, employers and each other to get through this pandemic

PPE: ‘one size fits all’ design is a fallacy that’s putting female health staff at risk

Women in healthcare don’t get the same protection against coronavirus as male colleagues
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COVID-19 will leave a legacy of harm that extends far beyond the high death toll

The coronavirus pandemic has many ways to wreak havoc with our health and well-being
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The support we give nursing students now will affect the workforce for years to come

COVID-19 means all students are in unknown territory, whether on placement or learning online
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COVID 19: why we need to ditch the military terms

Framing the pandemic as a war, with battles and sacrifices, sends the wrong message
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COVID-19: nursing in a pandemic and how to apply ethical decision-making in practice

A respiratory nurse and an ethics professor discuss how nurses can approach ethical dilemmas...
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COVID-19 has taken me from surgeon to ICU nurse

With the support of our ICU nursing team, I am learning how to care for ventilated patients

COVID-19: how to protect people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Those with COPD should self-isolate to avoid infection, but nurses can provide care remotely
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COVID-19: how we have prepared for the surge that’s yet to come

An emergency nurse in Belfast says vital work has seen staff pull together like never before
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COVID-19: when our social media posts shift from sharing concerns to fuelling anxiety

As the public looks for guidance online, it’s important that nurses choose their words wisely
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COVID-19: staff well-being initiatives are vital as nurses face greater pressures

The COVID-19 crisis and helping patients to cope is extremely stressful on nurses
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COVID-19: how the pandemic is reshaping social care nursing

Blurring organisational boundaries and how we share information are among the changes
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COVID-19: the love being shown to nurses needs to translate into action

When the applause quietens, nurses must be assured they will be equipped to do their job

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