Expert advice

If a patient leaves me money in their will, would I be allowed to keep it?

What any nurse should consider before deciding whether to accept or decline money or gifts

Monkeypox: should we be worried and are nurses at increased risk?

How to spot signs, identifying risk factors and understanding the treatment options

NMC registration fee: where your money goes, plus how to get help to pay

What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment

Hepatitis in children: symptoms, possible causes and treatment

Children affected by the sudden onset of hepatitis are predominantly under five years old

NHS mileage allowances: what are you entitled to and why it needs an urgent update

Nurses have been hit hard by rising fuel costs as NHS mileage allowances fail to cover costs

Mental capacity: when can relatives make treatment decisions for a patient?

What you need to know about the Mental Capacity Act and lasting power of attorney

Why communication is key in the care of people with learning disabilities

NHS organisations need to ensure healthcare information and support is accessible

Verification and certification of death: what is a nurse’s role in the process?

The obligations and processes related to patient death

Child refugees: how nurses should assess their needs

Nurses need to be aware of safeguarding as well as physical health needs

Shingles: what you need to know about risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and prevention

Related to chickenpox, shingles can cause complications, particularly in older people

Finance apps: the help you need to manage your money and find offers and discounts

With living costs rising sharply, take a look at our list of apps that put you in control

Clinical supervision: what is it and how can it improve your practice and well-being?

Tips for using these reflective sessions for professional development and to reduce stress

NHS pension changes: what you need to know

The age discrimination ‘remedy’ takes effect soon – find out what it could mean for you

Pain measurement: tools that can aid assessment, including for patients with dementia

Find out about the tools and scales for acute and chronic pain that can aid your practice

Sickle cell disease: how to improve patients’ quality of life

Novel drug expected to reduce pain of sickle cell crisis and reduce emergency admissions

When would I need to self-refer to the NMC?

Expectations related to ill health and legal action, plus what doesn’t warrant self-referral

Revalidation: what to do if you’re running out of time and work pressures aren’t helping

Your quick guide to stress-free revalidation, plus what to do if you need an extension

COVID-19 home treatments for vulnerable people: the new antiviral options

Who is eligible for the treatments, what they do and how they are administered

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