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Dementia and hospital pad culture: an argument for a more humane approach

Hospital continence routines symbolise dementia care at the cost of independence and dignity

COVID-19 guidelines: what our review found was an astonishing lack of evidence base

Ill-informed reviews left nurses vulnerable – and we must not let this happen again

Industrial action: I chose not to strike before, but this time is different

RCN Nurses of the Year appeal to colleagues to stand up for pay and patients

The ‘Big Quit’: would flexible working and retirement options encourage you to stay?

The NHS needs older experienced staff to stay, which will require sustained policy change

Staff retention: what would the NHS look like if nurses’ roles were respected?

Stemming the tide of leavers post-COVID will require more than increased overseas recruitment

Human rights are patients’ rights: how proposed reforms may affect your role

Proposed changes could be at odds with our duty of care and code of conduct

Time’s almost up for the temporary register, but how many will stay on?

As its planned closure raises another red flag, more permanent solutions must be found

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

Domestic abuse and sexual violence: why we must not believe common myths about victims

Nurses will miss opportunities to safeguard women if they misinterpret victims’ behaviours

Abuse from patients: how it affects me and my colleagues

The shocking rise in violence and aggression and why safe staffing is key to de-escalation

When an older person falls: why practice needs to change

Evidence-based checklist supports safer decision-making to minimise ED attendance

More money for care homes is welcome, but falls well short of what is needed

Uplift to care home nursing contribution will not make up for years of financial neglect

Burnout from COVID-19 emerges as a factor when nurses decide to quit the profession

What are the implications of this pandemic push factor for the UK workforce?

Incivility at work and its impact on your morale as well as patient safety

Anger and bad feeling are a threat to nurses’ well-being and must not be tolerated

How our specialist frailty team helped to improve older people’s care

Patients are now able to return home with a comprehensive plan in place

Have your say on the new Liberty Protection Safeguards Code of Practice

Nurses have until 7 July to contribute to the consultation on proposed changes in England

Racist abuse in the NHS: ignoring patients’ prejudice doesn’t make it go away

Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational

Work-life balance in practice: overcoming negative thoughts in difficult times

Fight off the challenging news cycle and boost your mood by ‘planning’ happiness everyday

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