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COVID-19: how we have prepared for the surge that’s yet to come

An emergency nurse in Belfast says vital work has seen staff pull together like never before
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COVID-19: when our social media posts shift from sharing concerns to fuelling anxiety

As the public looks for guidance online, it’s important that nurses choose their words wisely
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COVID-19: staff well-being initiatives are vital as nurses face greater pressures

The COVID-19 crisis and helping patients to cope is extremely stressful on nurses
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COVID-19: how the pandemic is reshaping social care nursing

Blurring organisational boundaries and how we share information are among the changes
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COVID-19: the love being shown to nurses needs to translate into action

When the applause quietens, nurses must be assured they will be equipped to do their job
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COVID-19: amid fear and anxiety, we must look after each other

An emergency nurse’s experience of coping with the constantly evolving coronavirus crisis

Pain management in older people: the changes you can make to improve quality of life

Addressing patient needs starts with thorough pain assessment – here’s what you need to know
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Critical care nurses will need our support as COVID-19 cases rise 

ICUs are about more than beds and ventilators – they depend on a highly skilled workforce
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Handwashing: what nurses can learn from coronavirus

It’s not just hand hygiene technique that matters, human factors play a role too
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Why I’m reluctant to join the coronavirus home guard

The government plan to recruit retired nurses during the COVID-19 crisis has a serious flaw

Healthcare workers are entitled to breaks – and nurses are no exception

Staff shortages shouldn’t equal missed breaks. Know your rights and how to access support
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COVID-19 has seen nurses around the world do what nurses always do: step up

To support them, governments must provide the protective equipment teams need, says ICN chief

Patient assessment: do you use your ABCDE?

The pros of the ABCDE approach are accepted, yet ‘doing the obs’ remains common practice

When patient choice becomes a decision-making dilemma

Not everyone is comfortable with a ‘choose your own’ approach to care, says Jane Bates

Reporting concerns about a senior colleague is a necessary act of courage

Whistleblowing is never easy – particularly if the person is in a position of power

CPD: is your employer reluctant to give you protected learning time?

Nurses struggling to negotiate time out during working hours can seek support

Nurse prescribing is about being a maxi-nurse, not a mini-doctor

In an overstretched NHS, prescribing enables nurses to be more efficient and autonomous

Climate change is a global issue, but nurses see its effects close-up

Health threats from global warming make the need to end the nurse shortage extra-urgent

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