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What’s keeping you awake? your guide to better sleep during the COVID-19 crisis

Advice on how to plan around shift patterns and cope with insomnia and anxiety amid lockdown

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COVID-19: how lockdown affects children’s risk of home accident injury

Spending more time at home means parents must be even more vigilant

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COVID-19: how can we protect BAME nurses during the crisis?

The pandemic has disproportionately affected BAME people and the NHS has been slow to react

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COVID-19: how to avoid skin damage while wearing PPE

Expert advice for nurses on minimising the effects of prolonged use of masks and visors

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COVID-19: the steps to take when your shift ends to stay safe at home

Online sources list rigorous steps to take– but what do the experts say?

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COVID-19: nurses say they are not getting adequate PPE

A survey by Nursing Standard finds front-line staff fear for their lives

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COVID-19: how the NHS and the nursing profession have coped so far

As lockdown continues, we take stock of the impact on and response from services and staff

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COVID-19: a guide to the big issues for nurses

Frequently asked questions on issues such as self-isolation, sick pay and redeployment

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How to help patients cope with hay fever

Symptoms can be debilitating, but the condition is often under-recognised and poorly managed

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COVID-19 emergency register for nurses: how it will work in practice

UPDATED Final-year nursing students and ex-registrants to be deployed to boost the workforce

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COVID-19: diary of a nurse in self-isolation

A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family

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Neurological conditions: a symptom-by-symptom guide for nurses

How to care for a patient who has signs and symptoms that may require investigation

What nurses need to know if they decide not to attempt CPR

Be prepared to defend your actions if no DNACPR order is in place

How effective is the NHS 111 service?

NHS 111 handles millions of calls a year, but some question its usefulness

Nursing at work, caring at home: advice, tips and your workplace rights

It’s tough juggling loved ones’ needs and a day job – so what are your options?

Sore hands? How nurses can prevent and treat contact dermatitis

The condition can be devastating for nurses – but there are steps you can take to reduce risk

Who said cognitive behaviour therapy was only about mental health?

Nurses explain how they use CBT to support well-being of patients with physical conditions

Well-being at work: is your job making you ill?

What nurses told our survey about norovirus, healthcare-related injury and working when sick

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