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Man uses an inhaler

COPD flare-ups: how to end the ‘gross overuse’ of antibiotics

Earlier and better patient education is needed to promote self-management

How compassion and kindness can change a community

A volunteer-run social initiative is helping local people to support those in crisis

The sleep game

Introducing the board game that helps nurses promote healthy sleep in children

Ruth Silverman on how her Sleep Game can bolster knowledge of sleep patterns and behaviours

Angela Hall

Outstanding nurses whose compassion and innovation won recognition

We hope our roll-call of amazing nurses will inspire you to nominate yourself or a colleague...

Stemming the tide of violence towards NHS staff

With the 'threat of violence a daily reality', measures are being taken by government to...

Ground breaking nurse Jane Chiodini's five top travel health tips...

Essential travel health advice: what nurses need to know from the new dean of the faculty of...

Flu jabs for asthma patients: 6 tips that can help save lives

How to explain the benefits of vaccination in reducing asthma attack risks

Julia Haynes with a parent and child

Empowering health visitors and child clinics to get babies moving

An initiative to promote babies’ movement is showing strong developmental outcomes

Coordinating care: whose responsibility is it?

What do residents want from health and social care providers?

Integrated care

Nurse leadership is central to success of the new integrated care systems

Nurses need a seat at the table if they're to improve integration and outcomes

Using neighbourhood networks to enable people to die at home

In a pioneering initiative, family and friends share end of life care with community nurses

Glen Crisp and Sarah O'Donnell

Receiving cancer care in the workplace

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre offers people in the north west of England cancer care in...

Banishing risk and shame: teaching patients to self-manage catheters

A project led by adult continence nurses is helping patients to manage their catheters

Using a grassroots approach to improve health in the Sikh population

A nursing lecturer is taking public health messages to the heart of the community

Make sure you’re ready for this year’s flu immunisation programme

Practitioners should be ready to ensure administration of age-appropriate vaccinations

What could the UK learn from adult social care in Japan?

An ageing population and shrinking workforce forced Japan to rethink how it funds care

New competency framework for tuberculosis nursing

Hanna Kaur – who represented the RCN throughout the development and publication of the...

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