Let’s face 2021 with courage, creativity – and non-steamy eyewear

COVID-19 has tested nurses, but our ‘can-do’ spirit will see us through the days ahead

Goodbye 2020 – the ‘year of the nurse’ that COVID-19 created

It hasn't been the year expected

COVID-19 and abuse of staff: how we’re handling aggression towards nurses

Visiting restrictions have provoked aggressive behaviour from some members of the public

Patient suicide: why nurses need colleagues’ support to grieve

The suicide of a patient can have a devastating effect and provoke feelings of failure

We’ve given our all in the COVID-19 response – but it’s not over yet

As the vaccination programme gets underway, nurses step up again

Living with diabetes: two weeks in my patients’ shoes improved my understanding

How a nurse specialist gained greater insight into self-management of a long-term condition

Fair pay demands are not about COVID rewards, but long-overdue recognition

The government continues to ignore calls for a pay rise, but we won’t give up, says RCN chief

Coping during COVID-19: how creativity can help you step back from stress

We’re not infallible, says the photographer behind Manchester’s giant nurse mural

COVID-19: what governments can do now to protect nurses

Deaths among healthcare workers match first world war figures – and risks must be recognised

Free school meals campaign showed the best of us – from footballers to nurses

Starving children belong in Dickensian novels, not modern-day Britain

COVID-19 tests: what HIV nursing can teach us about the importance of pastoral care

Why we must not underestimate the emotional impact of receiving a positive result

If you have nagging worries about poor care, be brave and speak up

Nurses have a duty to escalate concerns, so the NMC has issued advice on taking a stand

COVID-19 and nurse well-being: how to ensure staff aren’t afraid to come to work

What exhausted, overstretched and anxious front-line staff need now from senior leaders

Free school meals: nurses cannot remain silent on child food poverty

We see the impact a lack of food has on the poorest families

If only nurses were in charge of COVID-19 test and trace

Coronavirus testing system needs leaders who understand the needs of ordinary people

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Coping with COVID-19 deaths: what we need in the next phase

How we can plan now to reduce strain on nursing staff, and on grieving families

Here’s why every nurse should know about our mental health support services

Pandemic causing surge in demand for the work of healthcare professionals’ well-being charity