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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...

Figures climbing up an interconnected series of clouds

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...

Who will fly the flag for general practice nurses?

The latest pay rise for NHS nurses will seem even more unfair for general practice nurses,...

Survival of the district nursing role in the hands of RCN congress

This year’s RCN congress will be one to watch for district and community nurses as safe...

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...

New flu vaccine for the over 75s

Sharon Graham discusses what the latest government advice on age-related flu vaccinations...

Susan Aitkenhead: National framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff will ensure...

Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) puts a new emphasis on measuring improvement. With the...

What a pain

How can we get pain management right for the patient?

Safeguarding against female genital mutilation is a collective responsibility

Community nurses need to take a more holistic approach to identify and support FGM survivors...

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