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RSV cases are already high – are you prepared for a possible winter surge?

How to manage symptoms and risk of seasonal lower respiratory tract infections in children

Orthopaedic nurse Ewa Syczuk receives the booster vaccination for COVID-19

Staff COVID-19 booster vaccination programme: what you need to know

Nurse in Wales becomes one of the first people in the UK to receive a booster vaccine

RCN announces results of its consultative ballot on NHS pay award in England and Wales

We say NHS pay award is unacceptable – verdict of clear majority voting in RCN ballot

Union weighs options as it urges ministers to ‘do the right thing’ for staff on AfC contracts

Bronchiolitis: how to recognise red flag symptoms requiring emergency care

Updated NICE guidance focuses on diagnosis, red flag symptoms and when to seek emergency care

NMC frauds: the 11 bogus registrants whose cases tricked the nursing regulator

Regulator moves against sham nurses, after one was able to practise for two decades

Your guide to RCN congress 2021

All you need to know about this year’s amended programme, educational events and lectures

Evidence and Practice

Comparing mean and single automated office blood pressure measurement in a US ambulatory care setting

Comparing mean and single automated office blood pressure measurement in ambulatory care

Accurate measurement of blood pressure is essential to diagnose and treat hypertension

Meeting the healthcare needs of overseas Chinese students at UK universities

A review of evidence on whether healthcare needs of overseas Chinese students are being met

Using forum theatre to improve recognition and risk assessment of honour-based violence

How a theatrical teaching approach could be adapted and used with health visitor students

Developing and evaluating a new nursing student placement in public health teams

Developing and evaluating a new nursing student placement in public health teams

Placements of this type can help students appreciate the role of public health in nursing

Social prescribing: a nurse-led pilot project in a general practice setting

Social prescribing: a nurse-led pilot project in a general practice setting

Development, implementation and outcomes of a nurse-led social prescribing pilot project

Open access
Benefits of digital technologies in empowering patients to take control of their cardiovascular health

Benefits of digital technologies in patients taking control of cardiovascular health

Digital technologies can provide innovative ways of empowering patients

Features

Sexual exploitation of children: how to raise concerns

NSPCC warns of a rise in cases of child exploitation during the pandemic

A day in the life: nursing at a special school for pupils with learning disabilities

Anxious children, COVID-19 scares and hospital admissions all in a day’s challenges

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Katie McIlroy

Community nurse looked beyond labels and ‘held on to hope when I lost mine’

Katie McIlroy has been nominated for the Patient’s Choice award for care of women with...

Community nursing: tackling long-term effects of COVID-19 on older people with frailty

More services are concentrating on keeping people safe at home and encouraging self-care

Sickle cell crisis: step-by-step advice on spotting the signs and how to respond

Lack of knowledge of the blood disorder is common. Find out how to help your patients

How to spot and act on the red flag signs of childhood cancer

Potential cases can be easily missed in primary care as symptoms mirror common ailments

Opinion

Illustration of an inverse triangle showing workforce structure

Decision makers must be made aware of the realities of front-line nursing

Issues affecting the nursing workforce must not be overlooked by those at the top

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?

Students

Safeguarding demystified: a beginner’s guide

It’s an issue fundamental to nursing care, but do you know what’s expected of you?

Volunteer vaccinators: a nursing role that’s about much more than just a jab in the arm

Nursing students explain why vaccine hubs are proving to be rich learning environments

Pop-up hospital helps students make up for placements lost to COVID-19

University offers practical experience with clinical scenarios role-played by student peers

Careers

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Fancy a new job? Come to our careers fair and you might even go home with an offer

Explore your options and meet a variety of nurse employers keen to recruit

Admiral Nurses in the community: helping carers cope with the uncertainty of dementia

Primary care support to families living with dementia, plus the skills of the role

Leadership in prison nursing: empowering women to take control of their health

Unexpected opportunities to improve access to care for a vulnerable patient group

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