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Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Jane Bates: How can a board game lead to a broken rib?

Forget risky sports and drinking too much alcohol, a sedate game of Scrabble is the biggest...

Caroline Shuldham: Nurses must remain emotionally engaged but protected from burnout 

Emotional engagement with patients is an important part of the nursing role, but the well-...

Jane Bates: A little appreciation goes a long way

A simple ‘thank you’ for a job well done costs nothing and is a positive among the tiredness...

Susan Osborne: Why do some nurses fail to meet the basic needs of patients?

A stay in hospital as an inpatient left Safe Staffing Alliance chair Susan Osborne feeling...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

Linda Aiken: NHS policy is driving harmful variation in nurse staffing levels and...

The latest evidence on registered nurse numbers and patient satisfaction makes the case for...

Jane Bates: Who wants a picnic in the bleak mid-winter? 

Picnics should mean wasps and sunburn, not sub-zero temperatures and hypothermia, says Jane...

Crystal Oldman: Pride in NHS, but UK must debate future cost of universal healthcare

Open and honest discussions about funding and use of resources are vital to protect the...

Michael Nevill: Nurses should support moves to decriminalise abortion

The law on abortion is an outmoded barrier to optimal care in medical abortions. It forces...

Lisa Bayliss Pratt: Trainee nursing associates an exciting addition to the workforce

The introduction of the nursing associate role was not without controversy, but one year on...

Jane Bates: The virus that stole Christmas 

The viral infection that scuppered Christmas for many of us may not have been flu, but to...

Garry Brough: Nurses must show knowledge and sensitivity in dealing with HIV

Nurses are uniquely well placed to provide person-centred care for people with HIV, but they...

Janet Davies: Dawn of a year of opportunity for nurses

Campaigning for safe staffing legislation and ensuring a pay rise for all will be the top...

Janet Finch: Why 2018 is an important year for the NMC

With changes to legislation, an overhaul of education standards and the decision to regulate...

Lesley Carter: Nurses are key to preventing malnutrition in older people

More nursing care interventions and follow-up in the community after discharge from hospital...
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Opportunity for black and minority ethnic nurses to showcase their achievements

Community matron Dena Ross, joint winner of the Nursing Older People category at the RCNi...

Jane Bates: Care means taking time to explain and be kind

As someone with severe dental phobia, finding a kind and compassionate dentist made all the...

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