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Supervision on clinical placement: relationships can make or break the experience

How to get practice learning right whether you’re the supervisor or the student

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

Tempers fray in the workplace, so what’s the point of apologising?

The touchy issue of conflicts with colleagues – and whether saying sorry is necessary

When a patient dies: providing compassionate care and support

How to maintain dignity and privacy, support families and protect your own well-being

Recovery from long-COVID: the support you deserve to get your old life back

Staff struggling with chronic symptoms need rehab, not just counselling on how to cope

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

Skin damage at work: the personal cost of COVID-19 handwashing and PPE wearing

Red, cracked skin is not only painful but a safety risk – and it’s still affecting many staff

Acting-up pay and rebanding: are you rewarded for taking on extra responsibility?

Advice on what to do if your pay and job description no longer reflect the work you do

Secrets of a festival nurse: how to find the perfect role at the best events this summer

If you love music and the great outdoors, why not consider working as a festival nurse?

Managers with anxiety or depression: when is it okay to say you’re not okay?

Openness about mental ill health can be risky for nurse leaders, but it has benefits too

Unexplained events: why do so many nurses have a spooky story to tell?

From spirits in the sluice to angels in the ED, do nurses’ ghost tales have a wider purpose?

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

What’s keeping you awake? Your guide to better sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic

Advice on how to plan around shift patterns and cope with insomnia and anxiety

Safe mobilisation and how to keep a patient’s falls risk in perspective

Deconditioning happens fast – which is why supporting mobility is a nursing priority

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

Remote nursing consultations: how to get them right

Video consultations are here to stay. Here’s how to prepare for this ‘new normal’ in care

No space for breaks: staff rooms are too small, too grubby or non-existent

Even when you can take time out at work, are the facilities fit for purpose?

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