Dire shortage in England's NHS could be putting patients’ lives at risk, RCN says
Laura Hyde Foundation produces suicide prevention resource amid ‘mental health pandemic’
Consultation shows majority of nurses back a common NHS uniform – with one clear favourite
Holly Turner urges staff to campaign for fair pay and patient safety on 3 July
Band 8c nurse Sheila Loveridge gets 16-month suspended sentence for defrauding NHS of £38,500
NEWS2 has created a common language so nurses can act quickly to help deteriorating patients
Six nurse leaders discuss how the past 18 months have affected their workplaces
Reduce your risk of medications errors by becoming comfortable with numbers
Vaccinating children could help protect vulnerable people but doubts remain over its priority
Heteronormative bias means older LGBT+ service users can feel unsafe and uncomfortable
The latest guidance on assessment and care, especially for those at the end of life
Resuscitation UK advice affirms role of advance care planning
How to recognise and manage the symptoms of AF and advise patients on lifestyle adjustments
A new report shows value of early interventions and community CPR training
Issues to be addressed in pre-loading insulin syringes for later use by someone with diabetes
Cervix home HPV testing kits will help address shortfall in screening attendance
New guidelines focus on physical, psychological and pharmacological interventions
How nurses can implement changes to the RCUK process for end of life decision-making
Government’s plan to get the nation fit, protect against COVID-19 and ease strain on the NHS
A service to aid long-term recovery will offer personalised, online-based aftercare
Advice on how school nursing services in England can operate during imposed restrictions
The implications for nurses of RCN guidance on care provision and inadequate PPE
Public Health England focuses on promoting critical importance of mental health
A study to see if the programme for first-time parents is good value for money for the NHS
Parents and healthcare professionals endorse use of selected support materials
School trial of a 15-minute jog shows positive outcomes but concerns over implementation
People with cancer who skip referrals are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis
Nurses play a pivotal role in uptake of the shingles vaccine targeting people over 70
Support from health visitors to new mothers with mental health problems could be improved
Study looked at types of catheter available for intermittent use
Prospective study of scabies outbreaks in ten care homes for older people
Treatment with anticoagulants reduces risk of stroke by two thirds
Bacteria may help limit seizures, study of high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet finds
International study found diagnoses improved through shared use of surveillance systems
Japanese study suggests beneficial effects for prevention of cancer in all sites
New virtual learning and support platform developed with nurses, for nurses
This feature has been funded by Janssen UK and written on the company’s behalf by M&F Health, based on an interview with Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Karen Stanley.
This webinar explores the nursing management of serious skin infections and how they can be effectively managed and treated. Richard Hatchett, a nurse tutor and senior editor at RCNi, discusses nursing innovations with Sharon Falconer, a specialist outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) nurse from Aberdeen, and Malcolm Bain from the medical department at Correvio.
Newly qualified Mental Health Nurse Luke Pybus, from Somerset, is delighted he made the career move to work in Wales.
Sian Thomas, a Consultant Nurse for Child Health in South Wales, and Nurse of the Year 2016, talks about why everyone looking for a rewarding nursing career should put Wales at the top of their list.
Most nurses enter the profession to make a real difference to people’s lives, and our Registered Mental Health nurses are no different. What sets them apart, however, are the incredible lengths they go to, to make it happen.