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...


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

How to build trust with a trans young person

Jesse Ashman, a volunteer for Gendered Intelligence, has some advice for nurses treating a...