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Janet Davies: Degree level apprenticeships are not a quick fix

The apprenticeship route into nursing has great potential but it must be properly funded

Lessons from Gosport: If you have concerns, make someone aware

Review into untimely deaths shows nurses must know the intended use of medicines

Judging the RCNi Nurse Awards has made me so proud of our profession

Every finalist shows what a huge difference excellent nurses can make

Jane Bates: It's time we stopped taking the NHS for granted

We demand more than the 70-year-old NHS can deliver

Jane Bates: What the sugar tax can’t change

Despite the best efforts of government and healthcare staff, sometimes the message doesn’t...

Hand hygiene shortcuts: knowing why they happen can improve everyone’s practice

Lapses in hand washing are common – so recognising them is essential for patient safety

Sharon Blackburn and Stacey McCann: Leading Change, Adding Value releases the potential...

The Leading Change, Adding Value framework is supporting care staff as well as nurses and...

Variations in healthcare: how you can help close the gap

Nursing, midwifery and care staff can help identify and address inequities in healthcare

Reflections on a loss of hearing

Jane Bates deals with a debilitating condition

Support for nurses in making clinical decisions

Clinical decision support tools provide nurses with pertinent knowledge and patient

Help the NHS by buying your own medicine

Buy your own medicine if available over the counter to ease the burden on the NHS, says Jane

Get moving: take on the challenge of patient mobility

Nurses can help educate patients on how to prevent deconditioning due to bed rest and

Are you ready to work alongside robots?

Robots are already being used in some UK healthcare settings, and the trend is set to

We shouldn't have to lie about short staffing

Hospital managers must take responsibility when understaffing affects care, says Jane Bates

Jane Bates: The unsaid gender bias in nurses' poor pay...

The glass ceiling doesn't seem to affect our male colleagues

Changing how policymakers view us will help Nursing Now campaign meet its aims

There is plenty of hard evidence to back the case for investment in nurses

Alfie Evans’ supporters should not have been allowed to abuse hospital staff

It was unacceptable for protesters to intimidate Alder Hey staff and visitors, says RCN past...

How nurses can help cut asthma death rate 

Caroline Fredericks of Asthma UK explains what asthma nurses can do to lead the way

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