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Malnutrition: how to spot early signs of unplanned weight loss or gain in older people

Easy-to-use tools can help identify risk for those living independently during COVID-19

‘And your name is?’: why children’s nurses should ask accompanying adults this question

Calling someone accompanying an unwell child ‘mum’ or ‘dad’ can be disrespectful or wrong

Pre-conception health: how nurses can educate women to promote informed choices

We should make pre-conception health, education and care part of our practice

Compulsory staff vaccination for COVID-19 ignores the power of respect and persuasion

Compelling care home workers to be double-jabbed is no way to treat this workforce

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 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

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