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Why are nurses more likely to be bullied than other NHS staff?

Advice for staff when faced with a toxic culture that poses a risk to them and patient care

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

RCN congress 2022: how does it work, and what’s on the agenda this year?

Financial hardship, overwork and compassion fatigue are among the issues for debate

Pressure to work overtime: how to say no and prioritise work-life balance

If you’re working extra hours it may well be unpaid – and it may well be damaging your health

Flexible working: have the new rules made a difference for nurses?

What you told our survey about why it matters, making requests and support from managers

Your next pay rise: find out what to expect from NHS negotiations

As the cost of living soars, we guide you though the next steps in the 2022-23 pay deal

Wearing religious emblems: your right to choose or your employer’s right to regulate?

When a cross, hijab or kara may be allowed under uniform policy – and when they might not
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Do you dream of handing in your notice to the NHS – and what would persuade you to stay?

Employers need to listen to nurses to understand why they are leaving in large numbers

Frightened to phone in sick? You’re not alone, survey finds

Presenteeism and how ill health doesn’t feel like a good enough reason to stay off work

Advice on how to identify symptoms and diagnose serious infectious illness in children

Paediatric early warning score could help to identify children at risk of serious illness

Steep rise in NHS staff absence: do you feel under pressure to fill the gaps?

Find out about your rights to time off as your work life hits new levels of stress

Are you a disordered eater? How being a nurse could be putting you at risk

Protected mealtimes are helpful to patients, so maybe it’s time you had them too

Presents from patients: when is accepting a Christmas gift not allowed?

Patients may want to show appreciation, but there are rules about gifts to staff

Young people with cancer: how nurses can offer psychological support

Cancer diagnosis can be hard for young people who need high-quality nursing support

Trauma-informed care: why it should be part of every nurse’s practice

One in three adults has experienced trauma, which can affect mental and physical health

How to improve patient care – and save the planet at the same time

Small sustainable changes can make a huge impact on the health of your patients and the world

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

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

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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