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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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Home visit in PPE

Dear diary: I can’t wait for the day I doff my PPE for good

A community nurse chronicles the daily reality of caring in a time of COVID-19

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community nurse shows her ID at someone's front door

Dear diary: I am a community nurse caring for patients in a pandemic

Nurse’s shift diary reveals the challenges of caring for patients in lockdown

Picture of Caitriona O’Neill, who talks about her work with Accelerate, a wound and lymphoedema community interest company in East London.

Director of community service and lymphoedema

Caitriona O’Neill talks about her work at a community interest company

Picture of military advanced nurse practitioner Lynda Mathias, a clinical staff officer in the army with the rank of lieutenant colonel, who describes some of the challenges she has faced

Military advanced nurse practitioner

Army clinical staff officer Lynda Mathias describes some of the challenges she has faced

Sue Smith

Charity abseil is my way to face my fears – and honour the NHS

Former health visitor Sue Smith is taking on a daring challenge to mark a career milestone

woman uses home dialysis machine

Seeing the independence that home dialysis gives patients makes our job worthwhile

A renal nurse explains the challenges and rewards of running a home haemodialysis service

Care home support nurse

Primary care nurses must adapt ways of working due to an increase in frail older patients

‘Make the most of every learning opportunity’

Medicines management specialist nurse Elizabeth Smyth’s advice to newly registered nurses

'Getting services right for people with frailty is a must'

Frailty and dementia matron Beverley Marriott wants an integrated health and social care system

‘Placements with older people made me realise what I wanted to do’

Ann Collins, who helps older people with mental health needs, discusses her biggest challenge

Kim Badcock

‘Taking nursing to another level’

After an outstanding career in the NHS, Kim Badcock is as excited by nursing as ever

'One of the most important things is the power of deep listening'...

Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership lead nurse for primary and community...

My Job: 'Visiting people in their homes can make a real difference'...

Community matron Paula Boyer discusses the constraints lone working nurses face

'Good assessment skills are crucial to nursing'...

Identify weaknesses in your practice, and develop them says nurse manager Helen Phelan

Making a difference to a baby’s development – that’s the most satisfying thing

Nurse Julia Haynes has achieved measurable improvements in infants’ crawling

Why my career is diverse, challenging – and extremely rewarding

Ellie Lindsay works internationally to promote the rights of people with lower limb problems

'I know I am in the right place when I see the impact we are having on people’s...

Alison Hopkins has improved the lives of countless patients with complex leg wounds and has...

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