Opinion

Editorial

Karen Storey

General practice nursing: focusing on the ten-point action plan to transform the...

Karen Storey reflects on her work at Health Education England and looks forward to fresh...

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Primary care priorities: training, retaining and developing

The new year brings opportunities to reflect on where primary care is.

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

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Nurse Awards

Raise the profile of your nurse specialty by entering the 2018 RCNi Nurse Awards

The profession’s top accolade for nursing excellence is now open for 2018 entries.

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Nurse-led services are the backbone of the NHS

Building a capacity in the community workforce was the focus of the Queen's Nursing...

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Scrap the cap demo

Tackling staff shortages means lifting the pay cap

After NHS England launched the Forward View to meet increasing demands, establishing that...

Comment

Nursing resilience in a political vortex

What would happen if we took the politics out of an ever changing public health environment...

Brightening the future of children with asthma through a social initiative

Evidence suggests that a social approach can raise people’s levels of control in managing...

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Why providing good examples of leadership is imperative for all of us

If nurses can think about how to be good role models, we can teach the next generation...

Cost of life

Life at any cost

Should the cost of emergency care be considered when a patient's life is at risk? And what...

The nurse associate role carves out a niche for itself

Could the nursing associate role bridge the gap between registered nurses and healthcare...

Putting feet first when caring for patients with diabetes

For patients with diabetes knowing how to take care of their feet and when to seek...

Expert advice

medecine

Medicines management: Reducing antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract...

Overuse of antibiotics can lead to antibiotic resistance. This is becoming a major problem...

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Medicines management: As a community nurse, should I become an independent nurse...

For community nurses whose prescribing powers are limited, undertaking the independent nurse...

Matt Griffiths

Medicines management: How can we prevent older people from taking too many medicines?

Extending consultation times could enable practitioners to explore medication usage in more...

Reviews

Book review: Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective

Practice manager Sonia Hall reviews Eradicating Female Genital Mutilation: A UK Perspective

Book review: Public Health Ethics (Second edition)

Professor of public health research Susan Carr reviews Public Health Ethics (Second edition)

Book review: Healthcare in Transition: Understanding key ideas and tensions in...

Specialist community practitioner Anne-Louise Robens reviews Healthcare in Transition:...

Book review: Walking Forward, Looking Back

Practice development nurse Valerie McGurk reviews Walking Forward, Looking Back

Book review: I Can Beat Obesity! Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Lose...

District nurse Kath Williamson reviews I Can Beat Obesity! Finding the Motivation,...

Your views

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Blog: Halfway through my placement, I've fallen in love with primary care ...

Second year nursing student Claire Carmichael finds that the skills and experience gained at...

Changing perceptions: how heart disease conversations with all ages could save lives

Heart disease does not discriminate against age – despite what a lot of patients think...

Blog: Excited to begin my student placement in primary care

Second year nursing student Claire Carmichael is about to embark on her latest placement,...

Readers panel: Are smartphone consultations a threat to traditional GP services?

A 24-hour service offering GP consultations via video link or smartphones has been launched...

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Readers panel: should school nurses be responsible for sex education in schools?

Education secretary Justine Greening recently confirmed that sex and relationship education...

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Readers panel: do nurses have a duty to set an example to patients and quit smoking?

Public Health England head of digital strategy Mary Black, who lost her father and...

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