Erin Dean

Brain fog: causes and coping strategies from menopause to long-COVID

Top tips on coping with debilitating brain fog when you need a clear head for work

What does an occupational health nurse do and could it be the role for me?

Find out about a varied career that can be in the NHS or anywhere in the world of work

Challenging clinical decisions: how to raise concerns about care

It can be difficult to question senior colleagues. Find out how to do it well

Picture shows a woman taking a vitamin D supplement. As autumn/winter approaches many people will need to top up their levels of vitamin D levels and nurses can play a key role in advising on this

Why nurses need to talk about vitamin D with their patients

In autumn and winter months, nurses can encourage people to counteract declining light levels

Anaemia and surgery: early diagnosis and management to minimise risk

New guidance on managing anaemia outlines a patient-centred perioperative pathway

Long-COVID: support in assessing and managing patients

Guidance for primary care nurses on this new condition, which requires regular updated advice

What does a parish nurse do?

Paid and voluntary posts with local churches, providing holistic healthcare in the community

Eczema in adults: a quick guide to causes, types and supporting patients to self-manage

This common condition, characterised by dry, itchy skin, can greatly affect quality of life

Workforce vaccinations: impact of COVID-19 vaccine campaign on nurses’ views

What nurses are saying about having this year’s flu jab, and mandatory vaccination

What happens when someone makes a complaint about you: a step-by step guide for nurses

Take some of the stress out of the process by finding out what to expect at every stage

Type 2 diabetes: how to manage the rise in cases among children and young people

Many children are not receiving specialist care or advice on how to minimise complications

PPE: there is more of it – but it’s still not fit for purpose, say female nurses

Nursing Standard survey finds many still struggle to get equipment that fits

What does an aesthetic nurse do and how do I become one?

Providing treatments, including botox and dermal fillers, can be a flexible working option

Sight loss and driver safety: how to spot symptoms and advise your patients

What you need to know about common conditions and your duty in relation to informing the DVLA

Medication errors: how to avoid them and what to do if you make one

Advice on common mistakes, their potential consequences and methods to improve safety

Salary sacrifice purchases: things to consider before signing up

It may seem like a lifeline, but the option can increase financial difficulties for some

Using instant messaging apps at work: what are the advantages and risks?

Advice on using services such as WhatsApp safely in healthcare settings

Can an end to long-term segregation now become a reality?

A positive intervention programme aims to overcome barriers keeping people segregated

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