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Picture shows nurse Sarah O'Donnell with patient Glenys Crisp. Nurses are helping cancer survivors to resume a normal routine by treating them at their workplace.

NHS trust’s chemotherapy in the workplace service proves popular with nurse and patient

Nurses help patients to resume a normal routine by treating them at their workplace

Picture shows a practice nurse with a female patient.  Doncaster’s scheme to attract and keep practice nurses is part of a growing trend across the country.

General practice nursing plan to avert workforce crisis is fabulous, says lead nurse

Doncaster plan to attract and keep practice nurses is part of trend across the country

Diabetes nurses at Solent NHS Trust have developed a tool to support community nurses caring for housebound patients with diabetes

Meet the nurses transforming diabetes care in the community

Trust's new scoring tool radically transforms diabetes care for housebound patients

Picture of Nahla Walker (centre), with nurses Helen Drury (left) and Joanne Leivesley. When Nahla, aged six, told them she wanted to be a nurse, they ordered a special outfit for her with the name badge ‘Nurse in training’.

Celebrating 30 years of Primary Health Care

Nurses have quietly made a difference to people's lives amid shifting policy initiatives

Obesity and overweight is more common in nurses than other professional groups, research has found

Why being an overweight nurse matters - and what to do about it

Management support and simple steps can make a big difference to a growing problem

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Image shows RCNi nurse award-winner Janine McKnight-Cowan

The 2020 RCNi Nurse Awards can give you and your specialty a life-changing boost

2019 Community and general practice nursing category winner on life after the award

Accelerate director of education Karen Staines and wound care specialist Gabriela Kom, with a patient

The nurse-led chronic wounds service where lower limbs are the highest priority

Centre leader’s impassioned case for how every nurse can transform leg ulcer care

Image shows RCN community lead for end of life care Carolyn Doyle

New community and end of life lead wants to challenge RCN’s elitist image

Carolyn Doyle wants to be accessible to all nurses, champion and support them

Diabetes distress is the term used to describe the emotional toll the condition and its management can have an an individual

Diabetes: why managing the condition is about so much more than blood sugar levels

People can find the emotional demands relentless, leading to diabetes distress or burnout

Vitamin B12 injections

Vitamin B12: to inject or not to inject?

Why treating vitamin B 12 deficiency with intramuscular injections could be a waste of nurses’ time

Diabetes: what nurses can learn from peer support groups

Young, newly diagnosed adults value a positive approach that makes them feel less isolated

Leadership: how the QNI is helping community nurses develop their skills

Two cohorts of nurses have successfully completed the QNI’s leadership programme since 2017

General practice nursing: a specialism in need of a higher profile and more recruits

Three years on from a QNI survey, have general practice nurses' concerns been addressed?

District nursing’s survival is vital to a modern healthcare system

The value of nursing in the community is starting to be recognised. But is it too late?

NHS over-40s health check: how nurses can make it bigger and better

It was never just for the worried well, but now a major revamp will extend its reach

Nurses use video link to keep older people out of hospital

Link enables nurses to triage people in care and nursing homes, reducing hospital admissions

Help older patients by tackling overprescribing

Polypharmacy puts many older people at risk of serious side effects

Preparing guidance for community and primary care non-medical prescribers

How a Wessex healthcare forum got together to provide support for nurse prescribers

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