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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

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

Why the district nurse title is under threat – and what you need to do about it

The suggested removal of the district nurse specialist practice qualification poses an existential threat to district nurses

COVID-19 and nurse well-being: how to ensure staff aren’t afraid to come to work

What exhausted, overstretched and anxious front-line staff need now from senior leaders

Free school meals: nurses cannot remain silent on child food poverty

We see the impact a lack of food has on the poorest families

Prioritising nurse safety not only protects staff, but patients too

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that safe staffing and proper PPE mean better care

Health visitors must stay on the front line for families in need

The pandemic has highlighted how a quality assurance process and workforce plan is vital

Flu jabs are all in a day’s work for nurses – and Matt Hancock should know this

Shadowing a nurse would help senior health officials gain some understanding of the role

Care after death: the grief journey for those bereaved during COVID-19

How a redeployed nursing team supported families affected by visiting restrictions

Calling 111 before accessing emergency care is a barrier to treating mental health

Trials aimed at reducing transmission of COVID-19 could have a negative effect on some

If you want to educate the public – ask a nurse

Public health campaigns are a blunt necessity, but nurses have the expertise to help people...

Capitalising on the astonishing work of district and community nurses during COVID-19

We need to retain the spotlight on the excellent service we provide beyond the pandemic

Care homes and COVID-19: the hidden impact of visiting restrictions

Without steps to allow families access, the psychological effect of lockdowns will be immense
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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

PPE is vital, but gloves are no substitute for hand hygiene

Hand hygiene remains the key to preventing the spread of infection

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