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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

Acting up: find out if you should be getting more money

What you need to know if you are taking on work that is not part of your normal role

Industrial action ballot: how it works and what you need to know

Our guide explains the rules on the poll and its potential impact on pay

DNACPR notices: the patient’s role in decision-making and when consent is needed

The discussions required for valid notices, and how patients and their families are involved

Hypertension: what non-specialist nurses need to know about high blood pressure

Hypertension: what non-specialist nurses need to know about high blood pressure

Symptoms to look out for, risk factors and treatment options

Medical records: am I allowed to look at my own notes at work?

What the law says about accessing your records, plus your rights of access

Issuing fit notes: what does the change in legislation mean for nurses?

All you need to know about written statements on fitness for work, plus the training required

If a patient leaves me money in their will, would I be allowed to keep it?

What any nurse should consider before deciding whether to accept or decline money or gifts

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

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

NMC registration fee: where your money goes, plus how to get help to pay

What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment

Hepatitis in children: symptoms, possible causes and treatment

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

De-escalation of acute behavioural disturbance

Acute behavioural disturbance: how to manage risk in the emergency department

Guidance on management covers de-escalation, restraint and tranquilisation

Mental capacity: when can relatives make treatment decisions for a patient?

What you need to know about the Mental Capacity Act and lasting power of attorney

Child refugees: how nurses should assess their needs

Nurses need to be aware of safeguarding as well as physical health needs

Eating disorders: tips for emergency nurses on how to spot the signs and symptoms

As a first point of contact, nurses are well-placed to recognise a new case or deterioration

Finance apps: the help you need to manage your money and find offers and discounts

With living costs rising sharply, take a look at our list of apps that put you in control

NHS pension changes: what you need to know

The age discrimination ‘remedy’ takes effect soon – find out what it could mean for you

Pain measurement: tools that can aid assessment, including for patients with dementia

Find out about the tools and scales for acute and chronic pain that can aid your practice

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