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Ask the expert: Managing medicines in hot weather

Matt Griffiths advises how to keep your cool when storing medications in summer

Legal advice: Can I write notes in coloured ink?

Nurse and academic lawyer Marc Cornock answers your legal queries

Workplace: How to deal with bullying in the workplace

I have been contacted by a nurse who witnessed (not for the first time) a manager...

Brexit - what will it mean for nursing?

The 'pull factors' for EU nurses to work in the UK will likely diminish over the next few...

Ask the expert: Marc Cornock on the legality of losing a day's pay because of bad...

My employer wants to deduct a day’s pay because I could not get to work in the bad weather....

Medicine management

I have a patient who would benefit from a medicine not available on the NHS. Is there any...

Workplace wisdom

How can I support nurses with work-related mental health issues to better cope with their...

Question Marc

I work in a residential home for older people. Can I verify or certify that someone has died...

Medicines management

How can I ensure my patient in primary care gets the right medication to relieve their pain?

Workplace wisdom

What advice would you give to nurses who wish to work flexible hours to fit in with caring...

Question Marc

My neighbour works in a residential home and calls herself nurse when she introduces herself...

Medicines management

I’ve just started my nurse prescribing course and have been told I need a designated...

Question Marc

I want to take some time off once my wife has given birth, but my manager says I cannot do...

Workplace wisdom

How can I negotiate redeployment for a nurse who might otherwise face termination of their...

Medicines management

Will the prescribing competency framework be reviewed in the near future?

Workplace wisdom

What would be the best advice and support to give a group of nurses who have been told their...

Medicines management

As a generalist, can I prescribe for painful peripheral neuropathy?

Question Marc

The mother of one of my patients on the children’s ward has telephoned a few times asking...

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