Nick Evans

Language tests for overseas nurses: how are the rules changing?

What the NMC’s new requirements will mean for internationally-trained staff

NHS pensions: how the October 2022 changes will affect your income and retirement

Will the next stage of the pensions overhaul leave an ill-timed dent in your pay packet?

Type 2 diabetes: unexpected comorbidities and how to help complex patients

Study found accompanying conditions can include back pain, depression and osteoarthritis

Tackling the stigma and raising awareness of rare male cancers

Nurses need to approach the subject with sensitivity and help raise awareness

Diversity in senior roles: a programme for aspiring black and minority ethnic leaders

How an NHS England Midlands scheme aims to improve representation and support staff

Emergency department falls: assessing patients who are vulnerable

Risk factors to look for to help prevent falls in hospital

When parents or families disagree with life-or-death care decisions

Communicating to de-escalate tensions in disputes over withdrawal of treatment

Learning disability nurse shortage

Staff shortage: how it affects learning disability inpatients on mental health wards

Lack of specialist staff is leaving people in hospital for longer with inadequate care

CPD: are the right opportunities hard to find? Practical advice to meet your needs

Tips on accessing tailored learning and development and how employers can help

Community nursing: what the core specialist qualification means for you

We explain the biggest shake-up of advanced community training in 30 years

Cancer treatment backlog: what’s gone wrong and how to fix it

New initiatives ease pressures in some areas, but coordinated action is key in the long-term

How nurses can make a connection with young mental health patients

Nurses’ therapeutic relationship with patients should be seen as a core part of treatment

‘Smoke-free’ NHS sites: how support for patients and staff can make it a reality

On-site cessation teams, staff programmes and e-cigarette use are all part of the solution

Framework for a career: how general practice nursing is being transformed

A new framework for general practice provides a structure for career and role development

Learning disabilities and autism training: why change was needed

Two tragic deaths were the catalyst for the programmes to improve skills, support and care

Diabetes care post-COVID: what you need to know

Updated NICE guidance, and the struggles patients face due to lack of contact with care teams

Long-COVID in children: how to spot the signs and offer support

Amid delays in referral to long-COVID services nurses need to advocate for children affected

What is supernumerary status and why does it need protecting?

With placements disrupted by the pandemic, some view students’ special status as under threat

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