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Nurse on march for pay holds RCN placard calling for fair pay for nursing

NHS strike action: why nurses say it’s now time they put themselves first

Nurses quick to react to RCN announcement of the biggest strike in NHS history

Nurses will strike: NHS faces biggest walk out in its history as RCN members vote yes

Most NHS employers face mass winter walk outs over poor pay and patient safety concerns

Lucy Letby ‘told off’ colleague who called for help when baby’s oxygen levels dropped

Neonatal assistant was shocked that her request for extra help was questioned

How one trust benefits from valuing and promoting overseas nurses

Belinda Alexander says international staff ‘need to feel there is progression in their job’

Lucy Letby was asked repeatedly to leave bereaved family alone, court hears

The nurse was present when three-day-old Child C suddenly deteriorated

Nurses working equivalent of one day a week for free, claims report

Salary has fallen by 20% in real terms since 2010 for most nurses, say researchers

Evidence and Practice

Increasing awareness of bullying through small-scale initiatives in higher education

Why you should read this article: • To enhance your understanding of workplace bullying,...

Developing a leadership programme for junior nurses

Developing a leadership programme for junior nurses

Why you should read this article: • To understand the importance of organising professional...

How to undertake annual appraisals and ongoing performance reviews

How to undertake annual appraisals and ongoing performance reviews

Enhance your knowledge of how to structure appraisals and performance reviews

Supporting nurse leaders to recognise and mitigate the effects of moral injury

Supporting nurse leaders to recognise and mitigate the effects of moral injury

What is moral injury and why can nurses be particularly vulnerable to it?

Disaster nursing and disaster preparedness: an investigation of nursing students’ knowledge, competence and attitudes

Disaster nursing and disaster preparedness

An investigation of nursing students’ knowledge, competence and attitudes

Co-producing transgender awareness training for healthcare students and professionals

Co-producing transgender awareness training for healthcare students and professionals

Learn about co-production, content and delivery of a transgender awareness training session

Features

Workplace aggression: how to handle difficult colleagues and when to raise concerns

What to do if hostile, rude or negligent behaviour is affecting morale and patient care

Sleep deprived? How to get a good rest, whatever your shift pattern

Find out what aids good sleep, whether you’re working nights or days

Challenging clinical decisions: how to raise concerns about care

It can be difficult to question senior colleagues. Find out how to do it well

When patients withhold facts: how to spot untruths and encourage openness

‘White lies’ can jeopardise care, but they may just be a way to avoid judgement

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Alison Bunce

‘Start with just one act of kindness’: meet the RCN Nurse of the Year 2022

Alison Bunce created a community initiative that puts compassion first

End of life: how to discuss advance care planning with patients

Advice on initiating conversations, communicating clearly and establishing what patients want

Opinion

How I tackled poor fluid balance monitoring to improve patient outcomes

Emergency department sister Gemma Gessey’s improvement project made significant change

We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?

Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses

Language tests for overseas nurses: how are the rules changing?

What the NMC’s new requirements will mean for internationally-trained staff

Students

How to show leadership and organisation skills as a nursing student

Students on GP placement found ‘lost’ patients who were missing out on vital diabetes care

Welcome to your placement: how a ‘hello’ pack can help students feel at home

A nurse explains her idea to improve the learning experience for students and the team

A guide to infection prevention and control: what nursing students need to know

Protecting patients and staff from infection is a fundamental part of care

Careers

What does an occupational health nurse do and could it be the role for me?

Find out about a varied career that can be in the NHS or anywhere in the world of work

Having trouble accessing clinical supervision? You’re not alone

How to overcome the barriers to supervision and help maintain a healthy workforce

What does a neuropsychiatry specialist nurse do, and could this be the role for you?

Find out about a specialist role that gives hope and support to patients and families

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