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Creative nurse retention strategies go a long way to solving safe-staffing woes

Organisations should sometimes be willing to pay a premium to retain staff

Body cameras and why nurses should keep an open mind

Use of bodycams needs more research, but evidence suggests they may have a role

OPEL alert showed me the full impact service pressures have on patients and nurses

The urgent need to free up beds takes a toll even on patients deemed fit for discharge

Stop blaming the anti-vax bogeyman and focus on immunisation services

Investing in nurses and resources to educate parents is more pressing than battling fake news

What every nurse stands to gain from the NMC’s new proficiency standards

The regulator’s ambitious standards apply to all nurses, not just students

We face a worldwide shortage of 9 million nurses

Urgent action is needed to avoid the catastrophic nursing shortage predicted by WHO

End of life care: when pain relief isn’t enough

Even with the best care, patients are dying in agony – assisted dying should be an option

NHS staff sickness data reveal the toll emotional labour takes on our mental health

Let’s not allow mental health problems to become the new back pain for nurses

Getting it right at the NMC starts with compassion

Andrea Sutcliffe wants to take the fear out of fitness to practise processes

Before my rare condition was finally diagnosed, I struggled to be believed

Clinicians should keep an open mind about what might seem like an obvious diagnosis

Patient safety is just not possible without the right number of nurses

World Patient Safety Day helps us focus on what the evidence says about the role of nurses

Let the NMC know nurses need kindness, not blame

The regulator is changing its tune, with potentially big implications for fitness to practise

Workplace stress and how not to feel undermined by other people’s negativity

Reflection allowed me to analyse an unpleasant experience and boost my resilience

Tackling student mental health challenges together

The first-ever nursing student mental health day started a new conversation about well-being

Measuring the value of Roald Dahl children’s nurses and their marvellous medicine

The charity is asking patients and families about the NHS care its specialist nurses offer

Marching at Pride shows we’re improving the NHS for LGBT people

Across the health service there is still a long way to go to stamp out discrimination

Physical causes of anorexia: how research may change the way nurses are trained

Findings could influence the care we provide and remove stigma for patients

NHS funding boost has failed to address workforce decline

Despite the £20 billion pledge, trusts are still playing catch up due to previous cuts

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