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Caring for trans and non-binary people: overcoming the fear of ‘getting it wrong’

How to address inequitable treatment and improve communication with patients

How nutrition can help prevent and treat pressure ulcers

A balanced diet and good hydration are vital for patients to maintain robust and healthy skin

Mass vaccination: what it’s like working in the UK’s biggest clinic

One nurse’s experience of a landmark day at a COVID-19 vaccination centre

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

As spring arrives and lockdown eases, nurses can encourage people to boost vitamin D levels

Anxious and agitated: how to help a nervous patient

Using communication skills to understand and diminish your patients’ fears about treatment

Common but crushing: how skin conditions can affect mental health

The information you need to support patients coping with ‘just a skin condition’

COVID-19 vaccination: have you had yours?

With all front-line health and social care staff now eligible, we look at the roll-out so far

COVID-19 vaccine: why people with learning disabilities should be a priority group

People with learning disabilities more likely to die from COVID-19 than general population

COVID-19 cardiac complications: counting the long-term cost

The virus has been linked to heart damage, but has also disrupted care across the specialty

COVID-19 workplace support: initiatives promoting nurse health and well-being

Virtual wobble rooms, PPE marshals, welfare cafés – how employers are supporting staff

The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out: what you need to know

Nurses are playing a leading role in the mass vaccination programme

Diabetes care catch-up: which patients should take priority as COVID-19 continues?

Many patients have missed out on care during the pandemic - now services are under pressure

During the pandemic care home nurses have proven there is more than one front line

In a changed world, care home nurses have shown that they have the skills to care for people...

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: what to say to allay patients’ concerns

Not everyone trusts the coronavirus vaccine – but advice from nurses can change minds

The COVID-19 vaccine roll-out so far: nurses’ experiences in hospitals and GP surgeries

As the programme extends into primary care, teams will need support

Can virtual placements compare? The realities of blended learning during COVID-19

Nursing courses moved classes online amid the pandemic, but some changes might stay

Should I say sorry? How to handle complaints – and how to learn from them

While patient feedback can be difficult to hear, showing empathy may help resolve issues

2020 – a year like no other for the world in general and nurses in particular

Nurses reflect on how COVID-19 has changed what they do, and how they can shape the future

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