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Nurses brand call to take on extra cleaning duties ‘ridiculous’ and ‘outrageous’

Hospital’s plan to cover staffing shortages sparks social media backlash

Picture of inappropriate glove use - a nurse wearing gloves fills in a form

New training will help nurses avoid skin damage from gloves while reducing waste

Free online course for all care settings aims to curb excessive reliance on gloves

CCTV image of missing nursing student Owami Davies

New CCTV images of missing nursing student as fourth man arrested

Police release images of Owami Davies on 7 July, the night she disappeared

Survey reveals mental health crisis for nurses in Wales since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly three quarters of staff say their mental health has worsened, sparking retention fears

Image of a wall with a hole torn in it exposing the words 'No hidden fees'

Crackdown on punitive fees that seek to prevent overseas nurses moving jobs

Move aimed at rogue employers means they can now only claim back genuine expenses

Missing nursing student: two men arrested on suspicion of murder

Police investigating the disappearance of Owami Davies from Essex continue to detain two men

Evidence and Practice

Hypomagnesaemia: diagnosis and management in the emergency department

Hypomagnesaemia: diagnosis and management in the emergency department

Enhance your knowledge of the clinical management of patients with a deficiency in magnesium

Researching nurses’ adherence to patient safety guidelines in emergency departments

Researching nurses’ adherence to patient safety guidelines in emergency departments

Increase your awareness of the Joint Commission International’s six patient safety goals

Trauma pain management in the emergency department: use of methoxyflurane as a patient-administered analgesic

Trauma pain management: use of methoxyflurane as a patient-administered analgesic

Learn about the use of methoxyflurane for people with traumatic injuries in the ED

Do educational interventions improve the attitudes of emergency nurses towards patients who self-harm? A systematic review

The efficacy of educational interventions on nurses’ attitudes to patients who self-harm

Do educational interventions improve attitudes of emergency nurses to patients who self-harm?

Exploring the factors that influence trauma team activation in emergency department staff

Factors that influence trauma team activation in emergency department staff

Evaluation of the factors influencing the decision to activate the trauma team in ED staff

Acute behavioural disturbance: recognition, assessment and management

Acute behavioural disturbance: recognition, assessment and management

ABD typically affects overweight men in their mid-thirties who misuse illicit stimulants

Features

The therapeutic relationship: how rapport with patients aids shared decision-making

In an overstretched NHS, the nurse-patient relationship is more important than ever

Children and smacking: what changes to the law mean for your practice

Where each UK country stands, and how to respond if you see a child smacked by an adult

What inspired me to become a nurse – and why I choose to stay

Nurses reflect on their route into the profession and what keeps them motivated

How to improve nurse-patient communication in the emergency department

ED nurses must be adaptable when communicating with often distressed people

Inflammatory bowel disease: what it is and how tailored care can improve quality of life

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease can be debilitating – find out how to support patients

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Nurses, healthcare assistants and other nursing professionals from across the UK who have died during the COVID-19 pandemi

COVID-19: remembering the nursing staff who have lost their lives

Colleagues and families pay tribute to nursing professionals who have died across the UK

Opinion

Monkeypox: should we be worried and are nurses at increased risk?

How to spot signs, identifying risk factors and understanding the treatment options

Hepatitis in children: symptoms, possible causes and treatment

Children affected by the sudden onset of hepatitis are predominantly under five years old

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Toxic behaviour

Toxic behaviour in the ED: why we must look after our workforce

If is vital to seek support if you witness bullying or are bullied yourself

Students

Coping with patient death: preparing for your clinical placement

We answer some common questions on care after death and supporting families

What is a nurse paramedic and could this master’s-level role suit you?

A new course integrates the two professions, allowing graduates to forge a new career path

Difficult placements: coping with a hostile practice assessor

What to do if you feel unsupported or risk not qualifying due to placement problems

Careers

What does a thrombosis nurse specialist do – and could this be your next role?

The position involves care in preventing, diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism

Violence reduction nurse specialists: what do they do and what experience do you need?

Working mainly with young people at risk of violence, strong communication skills are key

Becoming a chief nurse: what I’ve learned in the first year

Taking on a senior leadership role in the wake of a pandemic is not easy – here are my tips

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