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RSV cases are already high – are you prepared for a possible winter surge?

How to manage symptoms and risk of seasonal lower respiratory tract infections in children

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Button batteries, plastic toys and coins: treating children who ingest foreign bodies

More children and teenagers are attending EDs due to ingested foreign objects

Protecting ‘nurse’ title in law moves a step closer to reality

Labour MP Dawn Butler tables bill amendment so that only NMC-registered nurses are legitimate

Illustration shows nurse walking towards an exit – as nurses respond to NMC report about increasing numbers leaving profession

Nurses tell of workload and money pressures fuelling exodus from the profession

Registrants discuss factors forcing many to quit, as NMC reveals extent of departures

We can’t break NHS staff anymore, warns critical care nurse lead

Nurse leaders fear many staff will quit due to burnout and winter pressures, a survey reveals

Number of nurses quitting NMC register at a four-yea high in 2021

Number of nurses and midwives leaving NMC register hits four-year high

Fair pay rise now an urgent priority, to stop flow of nurses out of profession, insists RCN

Evidence and Practice

Assessing and managing people with sickle cell disease presenting with vaso-occlusive...

Why you should read this article: • To increase your knowledge and understanding of sickle...

Too much of a good thing? Diagnosis and management of patients with serotonin syndrome

Why you should read this article: • To enhance your knowledge of serotonin syndrome and its...

Endometriosis: a guide to investigations and treatment in the emergency department

Why you should read this article: • To improve your understanding of the pathophysiology and...

Open access
Preventing pressure ulcers in emergency departments: four simple and effective nurse-led changes

Preventing pressure ulcers in emergency departments: four simple and effective nurse-...

Why you should read this article • To enhance your understanding of the role of the...

Assessment and management of snake bites in the emergency department

Assessment and management of snake bites in the emergency department

Why you should read this article • To enhance your knowledge of the prevalence and...

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium: a reflective case study

Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium: a reflective case study

Causes and variability of presenting symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for CVT

Features

Sexual exploitation of children: how to raise concerns

NSPCC warns of a rise in cases of child exploitation during the pandemic

Sickle cell crisis: step-by-step advice on spotting the signs and how to respond

Lack of knowledge of the blood disorder is common. Find out how to help your patients

Mosquito

Cellulitis: management, diagnosis and what nurses need to know

Summer insect bites can often trigger the infection as well as dog bites

The real-life Charlie Fairhead: how my career inspired Casualty character

Gary Jones talks about how it feels to have his nursing career portrayed on the small screen

Nurses and stress: how performing arts skills can improve self-care and communication

Training given by actors is helping NHS staff to look after themselves better

COVID-19 and acute kidney injury – do you know how to identify patients at risk?

AKI is linked to COVID-19, and the pandemic has affected both its incidence and demographics

Opinion

Manchester Triage System: all you need to know about critical mental health updates

Clinical tool ensures parity of care for people in mental health crises presenting to the ED

Bereavement support crisis: how should we shape future services?

Even before the pandemic, provision was inadequate. Share your views on joined-up support

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

Students

Safeguarding demystified: a beginner’s guide

It’s an issue fundamental to nursing care, but do you know what’s expected of you?

How resuscitation training can ease the transition from student to newly qualified nurse

Staffordshire University’s free courses offer a way to keep in touch with former students

Why we’re glad we opted-in to paid clinical placements to help the NHS during COVID-19

Reflections on the unforgettable experience of front-line practice during the pandemic

Careers

Revalidating for the first time: what you need to know about each step of the process

We explain the requirements and timeline, plus how to stay on track using a portfolio

Becoming a nurse prescriber: how it could take your career in unexpected directions

Find out what you need to do to be qualified to practise as a non-medical prescriber

What does a scrub nurse do – and could you be one?

Perioperative practitioners, or theatre nurses, work in anaesthetics, surgery or recovery

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