Illustration of a nurse holding her face in her hands, with red flags on each side of her labelled intense workload, patient safety, unfinished care and pressure

We need recognition and action on community nursing’s red flags

The sector’s red flag issues are just as urgent and complex as other specialties

Primary care nurse Julie Roye holds her award for RCN Nurse of the Year 2023

Inspirational primary care nurse wins RCN Nurse of the Year 2023

Julie Roye’s methods and ideas helped to improve smear uptake rates for diverse groups

A woman presents to a general practice nurse with a wrist injury

GPNs must be included in roles reimbursement scheme if this vital role is to be nurtured

Including GPNs on the ARRS would prevent them feeling devalued and deskilled

An illustration of a nurse holding an umbrella over her colleagues as three of them talk together and another sits in consultation with a mother and child: supervision safeguards standards and protects the workforce

Clinical supervision aids well-being and bolsters our workforce

Supervision can make nurses feel more valued and less likely to quit due to pressure

Illustration shows a general practice nurse with a loudhailer standing on top of a signpost showing four directions to take

Why general practice nurses are special and unique

The role covers so much in primary care and offers many opportunities

Are you ready to shine? Then enter our RCN Nursing Awards 2023

The awards are open to nurses, midwives, health visitors, students and support workers

Why were nurses snubbed at Rishi Sunak’s summit on NHS pressures?

The complexity of nursing cannot be known without their voices in the room

We need to recognise our value as nurses now more than ever

Such challenging times encourages primary care nurses to assess what else is possible

Why GPNs should embrace change and make new roles work for them

Many teams have taken on a different identity and culture and a new hierarchical structure

Illustration of an inverse triangle showing workforce structure

Decision makers must be made aware of the realities of front-line nursing

Issues affecting the nursing workforce must not be overlooked by those at the top

PHC 30th anniversary

Primary Health Care journal celebrates community and general practice nurses

Practitioners continue to show how highly-skilled they are

RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Celebrate your achievements by entering the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

The RCNi Nurse Awards 2020 are now open for entries – and we want to hear about your project


Nurses warned not to be left behind in general practice developments

General practice nurses cannot be left behind in discussions about how practices develop

Nurses are pivotal in helping to stem the high rate of diabetes in the UK

A type 2 diagnosis should be an urgent wake-up for people to lose weight 

Challenging the conditions putting general practice nurses under pressure

Nurses being compelled to take on more hours and work must stand firm

2018 RCNi Nurse Awards: providing care for homeless people

Eric Teague-Hellon is a worthy winner of Primary Health Care’s community award category

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...

Primary care priorities: training, retaining and developing

The new year brings opportunities to reflect on where primary care is.