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Nurse pay: RCN urges staff to lobby MPs for 12.5% wage rise

College steps up campaign to persuade chancellor to give fully funded pay increase

Nurse research: ‘let’s make it a normal part of our role’

Nurses’ employers should give them time for research, Nightingale2020 conference told

Picture shows children being served a school meal

Nursing groups join free school meals campaign

RCN and others urge government to reverse decision over free meals during holidays

COVID-19: no immunisation for NHS staff until vaccine proven safe and effective

Government will not proceed until trials are verified, despite reports of programme this year

Daughter of nurse who died with COVID-19 pays tribute to her dedication

Emma Vianzon was an ‘inspiration who was always caring for others’

Healthcare worked in Belfast on strike in January over pay and staffing levels

Nurse strike: docked pay still not reimbursed

Northern Ireland nurses still waiting for wages to be repaid after pay parity strike action

Evidence and Practice

Primary health

Exploring differential diagnosis decision support systems for trainee advanced...

In primary care, advanced practitioners from nursing and allied health professions are...

How nurses can promote well-being in personalised care

How nurses can promote well-being in personalised care

Harnessing the strengths, skills and resources of people and communities to improve health

Managing childhood vaccination clinics during COVID-19: risks and solutions

Managing childhood vaccination clinics during COVID-19: risks and solutions

What to consider so childhood vaccination clinics continue and parents are supported

Understanding the benefits of the district nurse specialist practitioner qualification

Understanding the benefits of the district nurse specialist practitioner qualification

A reflection on the importance of post-graduate education in district nursing

Open access
Facebook as a conduit for population health messaging

Facebook as a conduit for population health messaging

Advice and suggestions about how to develop the social media platform in practice areas

How to discuss the human papillomavirus infection with patients in primary care

How to discuss the human papillomavirus infection with patients in primary care

An overview of HPV, including its types, transmission, links to cancer and testing

Features

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A collage showing the nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

How to switch off at the end of your shift

Advice and techniques to help you avoid taking work worries and concerns home with you

Coroner’s inquests: what you need to know if you are asked to give evidence

Inquests can be intimidating, but there are resources and support available that can help you

The street outreach nurses who bring on-the-spot care to people sleeping rough

Westminster Street Nurse project has opened up access to care for this hard-to-reach group

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CPR at 38,000ft: the nursing student who took control of an in-flight emergency

Isobel Corrie named RCNi Nurse Awards Patient’s Choice winner after saving passenger’s life

A nurse champion of oral care in community services

A palliative care nurse’s successful oral care initiative has been adapted by other teams

Opinion

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Health visitors must stay on the front line for families in need

The pandemic has highlighted how a quality assurance process and workforce plan is vital

Flu jabs are all in a day’s work for nurses – and Matt Hancock should know this

Shadowing a nurse would help senior health officials gain some understanding of the role

Students

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Shopping volunteer delivering supplies

COVID-19: how a neighbourhood volunteer scheme is teaching me about leadership

One nursing student is coordinating a network of support for vulnerable community members

Confidentiality illustration

Patient confidentiality: how a complicated case created an ethical and legal dilemma

A service user’s chlamydia diagnosis taught me lessons about disclosure and breach of trust

Family planning

The compassionate care given in abortion clinics is what nursing is all about

Marie Stopes UK says placements can help nursing students understand non-judgemental care

Careers

Higher-level learning: why flexible advanced education is good for services and staff

Nurses educated at advanced level have a transformational effect on services and patient care

Agency nurses: why we need to challenge outdated stereotypes

How the right support and training can make the most of this vital healthcare workforce

Nursing patients with frailty: how to create a complex needs team

Combining the skills of a frailty nurse and a GP to provide holistic care in the community

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