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Voices - Direct and indirect care nurses all play important roles, says Viv Bennett

A social media conversation recently looked at what ‘nursing care’ and ‘patient care’ mean...

A vote for enlightenment

At this year’s RCN congress in Bournemouth, a resolution is being debated that is close to...

Fast times

I was slightly nervous when I realised that Ramadan, Islam’s holiest month, takes place...

Walkies for two

Janet slips out of bed and silently disappears. Was I snoring again? Maybe I need surgery...

Voices - Race equality action will go beyond the workplace, writes Yvonne Coghill

In a recent blog for #blacklivesmatter, senior research associate at the United States...

Think carer-friendly

Around 6.5 million people in the UK provide unpaid care by looking after an ill, older or...

Catch my drift?

Don’t mess with disease names, says Jane Bates.

Spinning out

I like to help where I can. No charge, of course. I am like the car mechanic who is happy to...

Voices - Language controls would improve safety and care quality, says Janet Finch

The Nursing and Midwifery Council agreed last week to consult on implementing measures to...

It helps to listen

I have spent most of my nursing career working in cancer care and hospices.

Let’s shake on it

Jane Bates considers healthy hand-holding.

A kind of magic

I think Janet has been watching too many horror movies. Why else would a primary school...

Workforce

The general election has once again raised the question of just how ‘united’ is the kingdom...

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