Tributes paid to dedicated and passionate health professionals
Invitation extended to those who left the register earlier and those who trained overseas
Clapping from doorsteps, windows and balconies across the UK
Guidelines come as nurse unions continue to raise concerns about lack of protective equipment
Despite removal of 15% cap, many trusts lack resources to carry out enough tests
Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment
Symptoms can be debilitating, but the condition is often under-recognised and poorly managed
UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce
A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family
How to care for a patient who has signs and symptoms that may require investigation
Be prepared to defend your actions if no DNACPR order is in place
NICE advises on assessing for frailty and including patients and carers in decision-making
The government has issued advice for all healthcare workers
NICE guidance on risks for those with allergies or respiratory or cadiovascular conditions
How to identify and treat the spectrum of injury formerly known as acute renal failure
New government guidance for nurses stresses importance of infection control measures
International guideline includes skin protection, pain management and appropriate support surfaces
Public Health England focuses on promoting critical importance of mental health
Five principles on care for people with dementia are set out in a new RCN document
More sensitive test could save hundreds of lives as infections will be spotted earlier
The Patients Association charter promotes shared decision-making
RCN guidance advocates a proactive approach to bowel care
Practical guidance covers how to promote good bladder and bowel health in schools
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
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.
Lambeth Council are appealing to all members of the caring community
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.