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Glove use: the COVID-19-driven habit we need to break

The pandemic has blurred understanding of guidance, so it’s time we were clear on the basics

The problem with BMI – and why ‘health at every size’ is a better obesity strategy

Tackling obesity is about tackling inequalities and stigma. Scrapping BMI is a good start

Health visiting: why heartbreaking lockdown stories make a powerful case for change

Resources need to be put where the pandemic’s effect on vital services has been most damaging

Dying and bereavement: what patients and families want at the end of life

Why workforce gaps and overstretched services remain the biggest hurdle to getting it right

COVID-19 vaccine: steps we’re taking to encourage uptake among staff in minority groups

Sensitivity to healthcare staff’s concerns about the jab is essential to boost uptake

District nursing: how to launch and maintain a successful night service

A community night nursing service is helping ease pandemic pressures

Dying from inequality as much as from COVID-19: the reality for deprived communities

Nurses see the impact of poverty in the pandemic, and we must advocate for the disadvantaged

Nurse wearing a face mask – COVID-19 face coverings pose communication challenges for healthcare staff and people who are deaf or have dementia

Face masks: how nurses can overcome the communication barrier and reassure patients

Compulsory face coverings pose particular challenges when patients are deaf or have dementia

Epilepsy

Epilepsy and sudden unexpected death: what nurses need to know

How can you reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in epileptic people?

Discharging older patients: a single form could help avoid unnecessary hospital delays

Making information about an older person easier to access and record

Mass traumatisation of nurses makes need to invest in profession more pressing than ever

Pandemic’s pressures likely to force many exhausted nurses to quit

General practice nurses: essential to community care, but why do they feel undervalued?

QNI chief Crystal Oldman is keen to ensure more equitable treatment and recognition

COVID-19: we must not forget the vital role community nurses play during lockdown

Community nurses find solutions to challenges – but not at the price of their own well-being

COVID-19 vaccine consent and dementia: implications and advice

Gaining consent and supporting people with dementia around the vaccination programme

We’ve given our all in the COVID-19 response – but it’s not over yet

As the vaccination programme gets underway, nurses step up again

Care homes and COVID-19: nurses must work closely with families to ensure safe visits

New guidance and effective infection control can reduce the risks to residents and staff

Why you should care about climate change and how you can push the agenda

Nurses should come together and share environmentally friendly ideas and resources

COVID-19 tests: what HIV nursing can teach us about the importance of pastoral care

Why we must not underestimate the emotional impact of receiving a positive result

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