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What happens when someone makes a complaint about you: a step-by step guide for nurses

Take some of the stress out of the process by finding out what to expect at every stage

Multiple sclerosis: latest NICE guidance on understanding symptoms and treatments

Guideline reflects progress made in care and management of adults with MS

Caring for people with learning disabilities: a guide for primary care nurses

New RCN guidance addresses health inequalities faced by people with learning disabilities

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

Industrial action ballot: how it works and what you need to know

Our guide explains the rules on the poll and its potential impact on pay

DNACPR notices: the patient’s role in decision-making and when consent is needed

The discussions required for valid notices, and how patients and their families are involved

Hypertension: what non-specialist nurses need to know about high blood pressure

Hypertension: what non-specialist nurses need to know about high blood pressure

Symptoms to look out for, risk factors and treatment options

Medical records: am I allowed to look at my own notes at work?

What the law says about accessing your records, plus your rights of access

Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool: how to use it in practice

Steps to identify malnutrition issues among patients and develop a care plan

Issuing fit notes: what does the change in legislation mean for nurses?

All you need to know about written statements on fitness for work, plus the training required

Polio: why it is in the news and how nurses can safeguard children

Nurses are urged to check if patients and their children are vaccinated

If a patient leaves me money in their will, would I be allowed to keep it?

What any nurse should consider before deciding whether to accept or decline money or gifts

Monkeypox: should we be worried and are nurses at increased risk?

How to spot signs, identifying risk factors and understanding the treatment options

Unsocial hours payments for NHS staff: your quick guide

How much you should be paid and when – and what to do if payroll makes a mistake

NMC registration fee: where your money goes, plus how to get help to pay

What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment

Hepatitis in children: symptoms, possible causes and treatment

Children affected by the sudden onset of hepatitis are predominantly under five years old

NHS mileage allowances: what are you entitled to and why it needs an urgent update

Nurses have been hit hard by rising fuel costs as NHS mileage allowances fail to cover costs

Mental capacity: when can relatives make treatment decisions for a patient?

What you need to know about the Mental Capacity Act and lasting power of attorney

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