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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,...

Book review: Hebridean Heroines

Senior lecturer in postgraduate CPD education, Heather Bain reviews Hebridean Heroines

Book review: Individualized Diabetes Management: A Guide for Primary Care

Senior leecturer in diabetes care Anne Phillips reviews Individualized Diabetes Management:...

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

Your views

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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Readers panel: should longer GP consultations be an NHS priority?

The average consultation time with a GP in the UK is ten minutes. Research by The Health...

Obesity

Readers’ panel: Is a reluctance to upset people contributing to the ‘normalisation’ of...

As new figures show that obesity rates in children are rising, England’s chief medical...

Comment

Community placement

Does district nurse training have a future?

Clarity on the long term funding plans for district nurse training programmes is a matter of...

What would you do to help a homeless person?

With an already overstrecthed NHS, and increasing amounts of homelessness in the UK, Bethann...

Vantage Point: How nursing is leading the way in Wales

A new Welsh parliamentary review sets out recommendations of a long term plan for the...

Howard Catton: Nurses must lead from the front by getting the flu jab

The World Health Organization estimates that up to 650,000 deaths a year are attributable to...

Yvonne Coghill: Why you should nominate a colleague for an RCNi Award

Too few nurses from black and minority ethnic backgrounds receive awards for their efforts,...

Are you working in the NHS you can trust?

Bethann Siviter: We often speak about how social care could be improved. It’s time to speak...

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...

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