Expert advice

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

Diabetes management at the end of life: advice for non-specialist nurses

End of life care sees a shift in focus from reaching targets to avoiding distressing symptoms

Childhood asthma: treatment options and why it is under-diagnosed

High prevalence of asthma – 1 in 11 UK children – means nurses need better understanding

Standardised uniforms for nurses: who will wear them and when?

Uniform for NHS staff in England will have a dress option and reflect cultural diversity

Seasonal affective disorder: what it is, treatment options – and do light boxes work?

SAD’s multiple risk factors – including shift changes – may mean many nurses are at risk

Mouth care at the end of life: how to provide safe and essential interventions

Oral hygiene is a crucial part of providing dignified end of life care

Menopause symptoms at work: what support should you expect?

Heavy periods, brain fog and hot flushes can all take their toll, but help is available

Flexible retirement from the NHS: what are nurses’ options?

There are more ways to retire than a once-and-for-all break with your career, your...

COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children aged 12-15: what school nurses need to know

UK’s chief medical officers considered transmission risks and side effects

Treatment options: can a patient demand one over another?

Patient choice is important in clinical decision-making, but not the only consideration

Flu vaccination: what are the changes in this year’s programme?

The biggest immunisation campaign ever is about to launch, amid fears about NHS capacity

Agenda for Change: what nurses need to know as they consider the latest pay offer

The system aims to offer transparent pay and conditions – but is it still fit for purpose?

New guidelines on childhood immunisation: best practice, tips and checklists explained

Managing Childhood Immunisation Clinics provides practical advice for general practice nurses

Skin conditions: how to identify rashes and diseases on darker skin types

Black and brown skin tones have been neglected in medical literature - but that’s changing

Setting the standards for community learning disability nurses

New voluntary standards set out clear idea of skills and knowledge senior nurses need

Newborn blood spot testing for SCID: what you need to know

England to trial screening for severe combined immunodeficiency for the next two years

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