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Picture shows a woman taking a vitamin D supplement. As autumn/winter approaches many people will need to top up their levels of vitamin D levels and nurses can play a key role in advising on this

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

As daylight hours get shorter, many people will need to top up their vitamin D levels

COVID-19: end of life care and the lessons of the first wave

Marie Curie-Nursing Standard survey highlights the emotional toll of the pandemic on nurses

Back to school: how school nurses have coped with new-term challenges

Schoolchildren’s return has reduced health concerns, but school nurses have less access

Menopause at work: managing hot flushes and PPE

The workplace changes that can minimise discomfort for staff with menopause symptoms

Care home nurses’ survey reveals a sector facing huge challenges during pandemic

QNI report reveals care home sector had to make a number of difficult decisions

Nurses with long-COVID: why pacing yourself when back at work is essential

Staff struggling to recover from coronavirus need the support of employers – and colleagues

Recognising how conditions present on darker skin: is nurse training colour-blind?

Darker skin tones are often not included in clinical resources – including for COVID-19

Long-COVID: what nurses need to know about longer-term effects of the virus

How to support people who still have symptoms months after their initial infection

Coronavirus in the community: the innovations helping nursing services keep up

Collaboration has helped staff face the enormous challenges of community care

How nutrition can aid successful long-term recovery from COVID-19

Nutritional support is vital to help patients with the lasting effects of coronavirus

Nursing students: here’s how your training will look in the new academic year

Post-pandemic peak, universities plan to continue with initiatives such as online lessons

What happens to all the nurse well-being support and the wobble rooms now?

COVID-19: Not all employers will be keeping staff hubs open and parking free

Revalidation: steps to get your application back on track

COVID-19 work pressures have put paid to many nurses’ CPD plans – but help is at hand

Domestic violence: a nurse innovation helping people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities can be especially vulnerable to domestic violence and abuse

What will the ‘new normal’ look like for nursing?

COVID-19 is going to be with us for a while – as are some of the related changes to care
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How to carry out remote consultations for people with asthma and COPD

Primary care nurses are having to transform their ways of working
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COVID-19 and nurses’ right to refuse to treat: when is it justified?

Refusing care due to lack of personal protective equipment is more complex than it might seem
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Nurse pay: will the ‘clap for carers’ sentiment mean anything come negotiation time?

The government now has a chance to reflect the nation’s gratitude in its pay awards

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