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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

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

Datix reports ignored or discouraged as staffing crisis prompts safety concerns

Nurses continue to log safe staffing concerns despite being told it’s a ‘pointless exercise’

Huge response to idea of relaxing English language requirements for overseas nurses

NMC has already received more than 31,000 submissions – a record for one of its consultations

12-month suspension for nurse who defrauded health board over bank shift payments

NMC hears that Emma Lavelle and colleague falsely claimed £1,504 for work not undertaken

Nurses overlooked in DHSC learning disability and autism plan, says RCN lead

Move to get people out of mental health hospitals fails to engage with specialist staff

Evidence and Practice

Co-producing transgender awareness training for healthcare students and professionals

Why you should read this article: • To appreciate the health inequities experienced by...

Self-rostering, work-life balance and job satisfaction in UK nursing: a literature review

Self-rostering, work-life balance and job satisfaction in UK nursing

A literature review on how self-rostering may enhance work-life balance and job satisfaction

Co-production: what it is and how it can ensure inclusive practice for service users and staff

Co-production: what it is and how it can ensure inclusive practice

Co-production can be effective in improving experiences for service users and staff

Determinants and consequences of workplace violence against hospital-based nurses: a rapid review and synthesis of international evidence

Determinants and consequences of workplace violence against hospital-based nurses

A rapid review and synthesis of international evidence

Investigation of the causes and effects of stress in nurses working ‘floating shifts’

Investigation of the causes and effects of stress in nurses working ‘floating shifts’

Why nurse managers should consider how floating shifts are administered

Supporting newly qualified nurses to develop their leadership skills

Supporting newly qualified nurses to develop their leadership skills

Enhance your knowledge of leadership styles, traits and characteristics

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

Integrated care systems: why they’re going to matter to you (if they don’t already)

A seamless health and care system sounds like the perfect plan – but will ICSs work?

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

Remote assessments for physical conditions: how to get the most from video calls

Virtual consultations can transform care, and there are tools to help with tech and skills

Ditching hierarchy in healthcare: could shared decision-making work for your team?

The leadership model ensuring staff at all levels can initiate and progress change

Opinion

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Senior nurses are just as prone to workplace strains and stresses

We need greater awareness of how staff shortages and the pandemic are affecting senior nurses

How a change to care pathways at one trust has cut the need for amputations

Find out how a collaborative approach to change can help you improve patient care

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

Students

Coping with patient death: preparing for your clinical placement

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

Difficult placements: coping with a hostile practice assessor

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

Student placement

What is supernumerary status and why does it need protecting?

With placements disrupted by the pandemic, some view students’ special status as under threat

Careers

Framework for a career: how general practice nursing is being transformed

A new framework for general practice provides a structure for career and role development

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

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