Expert advice

Menopause symptoms at work: what support should you expect?

Heavy periods, brain fog and hot flushes can all take their toll, but help is available

Flexible retirement from the NHS: your options if the end of working life is in sight

Choices you have if you’re wondering how and when to start drawing your pension

Grab your nurse discounts: the cut-price offers you need to know about

Our round-up of the best offers – from eco-friendly products, days out, to your weekly shop

Treatment options: can a patient demand one over another?

Patient choice is important in clinical decision-making, but not the only consideration

Flu vaccination: what are the changes in this year’s programme?

The biggest immunisation campaign ever is about to launch, amid fears about NHS capacity

Agenda for Change: what nurses need to know as they consider the latest pay offer

The system aims to offer transparent pay and conditions – but is it still fit for purpose?

Skin conditions: how to identify rashes and diseases on darker skin types

Black and brown skin tones have been neglected in medical literature - but that’s changing

NHS flexible working: how to apply and make it work for you

The agreement aims to help recruit and retain workers as well as improve work-life balance

Pelvic floor: how to strengthen your muscles and reduce incontinence risk

Urinary tract symptoms are common among nurses – but these simple exercises help

Occupational health services are here to support staff – so why the stigma?

Find out what a referral for physical and mental well-being interventions really involves

Resilience: what it is – and what it isn’t

The term is controversial, but developing the skills can aid recovery from stress

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NHS pay rise: what you need to know and what happens next

Quick guide to the 2021-22 pay round – wherever you are in the UK

Backdated holiday pay: how to get any money you are owed

Find out if you’re eligible for a one-off corrective payment for ‘regular overtime’

Intentional rounding: does it ensure consistency or hinder individualised patient care?

How the structured rounds system works in practice, plus what it means for compassionate care

Culturally sensitive nursing care: how to understand and meet all patients’ needs

Nurses enhance patients’ care experience when they take steps to bridge cultural gaps

What should I eat before, during and after my night shift?

Advice for nurses on how to ensure their diet does not suffer if they’re working nights

Could coronavirus vaccination become compulsory for nurses?

Mandatory vaccination and the rights of individuals and employers

Shoes for nurses: how to choose the right footwear for your comfort and safety

Comfortable and protective shoes are an essential part of the nursing uniform

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