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COVID-19 guidelines: what our review found was an astonishing lack of evidence base

Ill-informed reviews left nurses vulnerable – and we must not let this happen again

Industrial action: I chose not to strike before, but this time is different

RCN Nurses of the Year appeal to colleagues to stand up for pay and patients

The ‘Big Quit’: would flexible working and retirement options encourage you to stay?

The NHS needs older experienced staff to stay, which will require sustained policy change

Staff retention: what would the NHS look like if nurses’ roles were respected?

Stemming the tide of leavers post-COVID will require more than increased overseas recruitment

Human rights are patients’ rights: how proposed reforms may affect your role

Proposed changes could be at odds with our duty of care and code of conduct

Time’s almost up for the temporary register, but how many will stay on?

As its planned closure raises another red flag, more permanent solutions must be found

Perspectives from a cancer nurse working in Gibraltar

Gibraltar has a healthcare model based on the NHS but there are differences in nursing care

Abuse from patients: how it affects me and my colleagues

The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation

Burnout from COVID-19 emerges as a factor when nurses decide to quit the profession

What are the implications of this pandemic push factor for the UK workforce?

Incivility at work and its impact on your morale as well as patient safety

Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated

Racist abuse in the NHS: ignoring patients’ prejudice doesn’t make it go away

Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational

Safe staffing is not a local issue – but England seems to have missed the memo

Legislated nurse-to-patient ratios are gaining support globally, so why not here?

Raising awareness of prostate and other cancers affecting men

Man Van project offers free health checks for men

DNACPR discussions with patients and families: do you feel adequately prepared?

Advance care planning and the tools that can help you ask patients what matters to them

Learning disability and autism training: why my son’s death will not be in vain

New programme will help staff improve their skills and confidence when delivering care

Coping after baby loss: why I set up a ‘safe space’ peer support group

A senior staff nurse explains how it helped her return to work after two miscarriages

Secondary breast cancer: why we should advocate for equitable care and improved services

From art and poetry to better auditing: ways to keep pushing for better care for our patients

When the oncology cupboard is bare: the challenge of helping patients with rare cancers

Nurse specialist Alison Woods offers advice on supporting patients and easing their anxieties

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