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Diabetes-related amputations: how to reduce risk and identify issues early

The steps every nurse can take to support people with diabetes who have lower limb pathology

Constipation, daytime wetting and nocturnal enuresis: what you need to know

How to offer timely management advice to families on this common and distressing issue

Strike action could be a defining moment for the profession – but can it succeed?

Why precedent proves nurses can win on the picket line, without losing public support

Brain fog: causes and coping strategies from menopause to long-COVID

Top tips on coping with debilitating brain fog when you need a clear head for work

Tattoos and skin health: spotting signs of melanoma and treating rashes and infections

How to manage adverse reactions and what tattoos mean for early skin cancer detection

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

In autumn and winter months, nurses can encourage people to counteract declining light levels

Record-keeping and documentation: how to improve your practice and avoid mistakes

Advice on keeping accurate patient records, and fitting notes-writing into your shift

Type 2 diabetes: unexpected comorbidities and how to help complex patients

Study found accompanying conditions can include back pain, depression and osteoarthritis

Eczema in adults: a quick guide to causes, types and supporting patients to self-manage

This common condition, characterised by dry, itchy skin, can greatly affect quality of life

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What can be done to persuade nurses to stay in general practice?

GPNs look at what needs to change to boost staffing and the profile of the specialty

Workforce vaccinations: impact of COVID-19 vaccine campaign on nurses’ views

What nurses are saying about having this year’s flu jab, and mandatory vaccination

Nursing student attrition: what's happening to the COVID-19 cohort?

Pandemic and cost of living adding to pressures on those due to graduate

Health inequalities: nurturing trust to reduce risk in hard-to-reach groups

How nurses can promote public health messages by forging links with community leaders

Type 2 diabetes: how to manage the rise in cases among children and young people

Many children are not receiving specialist care or advice on how to minimise complications

PPE: there is more of it – but it’s still not fit for purpose, say female nurses

Nursing Standard survey finds many still struggle to get equipment that fits

Peripheral neuropathy: how nurses can help patients live better with the condition

A look at how nurses can support patients, with tips on self-management

Compassionate leadership: how to make it happen in your workplace

Empathy and inclusiveness can be hard to find in the hierarchies of the NHS

Nurses’ freedom to speak: are things better for whistleblowers in the NHS?

Improvements have been made, but work culture still needs to change

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