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Image shows figure of a nurse next to her car and struggling to hold a giant petrol nozzle shaped like a snake with pound signs above it

New petrol grant sees hundreds of applicants in first 24 hours

QNI offered up to £100 per month for community nurses but was inundated with requests

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons today

Nurses react angrily to Sue Gray report on lockdown parties

Revelations in report on COVID breaches in Downing St prompt disgust among nurses

Should overseas nurses’ English language requirements be relaxed?

NMC consultation will look at whether English tests are overly difficult

RCN’s Denise Chaffer (second from left) addresses parliamentary committee

Poorly paid nurses struggling to pay the rent or get a mortgage, MPs told

Sky high living costs forcing highly skilled nurses to quit, RCN leader tells Commons panel

Nurse talks to man with a learning disability during a health check

Health inequalities: learning disability nurses need central role in new health checks

Programme aims to improve access to timely treatment in Scotland, in line with rest of UK

NMC set to overhaul public health and community nursing post-registration standards

NMC’s co-produced changes will update, modernise and streamline post-registration standards

Evidence and Practice

Integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices: barriers and facilitators

Integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices

Barriers and facilitators to integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices

COVID-19 and diabetes: onset and challenges in management

COVID-19 and diabetes: onset and challenges in management

There is a clear correlation and bidirectional relationship between diabetes and COVID-19

Pre-registrant nurses’ perceptions of general practice as a first-post destination

Pre-registrant nurses’ perceptions of general practice as a first-post destination

Understand nursing students’ perceptions of entering general practice as a first post

Development of the nursing associate role in community and primary care settings across England

Development of the nursing associate role in community and primary care settings

The role has been part of the health and social care workforce in England since 2017

Recognising and managing non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

Recognising and managing non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

An explanation of the epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of NTM-PD

Restarting spirometry testing: considering and minimising the risks posed by COVID-19

Restarting spirometry testing: considering and minimising the risks posed by COVID-19

Recommendations for minimising the risks of infection when restarting spirometry testing

Features

Help for vulnerable families that proves value of health visiting

Innovative projects supported isolated families during the pandemic

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

Remote assessments for physical conditions: how to get the most from video calls

Virtual consultations can transform care, and there are tools to help with tech and skills

Inflammatory bowel disease: what it is and how tailored care can improve quality of life

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease can be debilitating – find out how to support patients

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Nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemi

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

Can community nurses cope with increased out of hospital services for older people?

Community care has good outcomes, but district nursing workloads exceed capacity of services

Opinion

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District nurse workload

A business case for district nurse resources no one should ignore

If action were undertaken nationally, the result will be a consistently high-quality service

How our specialist frailty team helped to improve older people’s care

Patients are now able to return home with a comprehensive plan in place

NMC registration fee: where your money goes, plus how to get help to pay

What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment

Students

Student placement

What is supernumerary status and why does it need protecting?

With placements disrupted by the pandemic, some view students’ special status as under threat

What to expect from a placement with a district nursing team

Hone your leadership, communication and clinical skills while supporting patients at home

What are e-PADs and how can I get the most out of them on placement?

The pros and cons of electronic practice assessment documents, plus tips from fellow students

Careers

From HCA to chief executive: what I’ve learned about leadership

How Jane Padmore has developed her own style, built around driving improvements for patients

What does a career in the Royal Navy involve – and could it be the job for you?

This nursing path can offer travel and adventure and recruits get paid to train

Macmillan nurses: find out about the wide range of NHS roles supported by the charity

It’s a huge force in UK cancer nursing, so could Macmillan have the right job for you?

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