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Rapid response teams including nurses will visit older people at home within two hours of referral

Community rapid response teams will support older people at home, says NHS

Initiative aims to prevent hospital admissions, but RCN questions nurse staffing capacity

My Daddy is a Nurse, by Butterfly Books, challenges gender stereotypes about nursing

My Daddy is a Nurse: the children’s book challenging gender stereotypes

Nursing Now campaign and chief nurse work with publisher to tackle profession’s gender divide

nurse sits on sofa talking to woman who is holding an infant

Post-reg education: shake-up in specialist community public health nursing standards

乐动体育滚球NMC in plan to update framework to reflect modern nursing roles

Sign outside High Court in Edinburgh, which reads 'High Court of Justiciary'

Nursing student freed on appeal after serving half her prison sentence for fraud

乐动体育滚球Thandiwe Matikiti had dishonestly secured public money to fund her degree

People wearing face masks in Hong Kong

Coronavirus outbreak: passengers from China to UK urged to say if they feel unwell

Government directive concerns flights from city of Wuhan

Karen Bonner

New chief nurse is ‘ambassador for whole profession’

Karen Bonner to join Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Evidence and Practice

Person-centred approaches to improve access to cardiac rehabilitation

Enhance equity of access to programmes and tailor them to patients’ needs and preferences

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

Understand the role of the nurse in reducing medication errors


Optimising professional communication with patients

How practical methods of listening and speaking can improve patients’ outcomes and experience

Conservative management of patients with end-stage kidney disease

Conservative management of patients with end-stage kidney disease

乐动体育滚球A palliative approach that focuses on maintaining quality of life and advance care planning

Applying transformational leadership in nursing practice

Empower and motivate team members to deliver optimal nursing care

Assessing physical activity levels in people living with a stoma

Assessing physical activity levels in people living with a stoma

Read about interventions that can reduce barriers to exercise


Image of a nurse holding a speech bubble that contains a picture depicting a nursing task. How nurses describe their profession has an impact on the way policymakers, politicians and the public perceive the role

Have you ever described yourself as ‘just a nurse’?

How people talk about nursing can diminish its value – here’s what you can do differently

Accelerate director of education Karen Staines and wound care specialist Gabriela Kom, with a patient

The nurse-led chronic wounds service where lower limbs are the highest priority

Centre leader’s impassioned case for how every nurse can transform leg ulcer care

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale: Why the founder of modern nursing is still important

乐动体育滚球Nursing Standard takes an interactive look at Florence Nightingale's legacy

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Where nursing and social care meet: how care home internships inspire nursing students

Be inspired by this praised project to enter the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020


Top 10: The most popular articles of 2019

We look back at the most-read articles from the past 12 months


Top 10: The most popular clinical articles of 2019

Leadership, communication and skin care feature in the most-read clinical content of the year


A person undertaking CPR on a patient

Why the current rules mean only a DNAR can offer certainty on resuscitation

Until the NMC clarifies its position, nurses cannot simply follow guidance on CPR

Three nurses stand together, smiling

As nurses, we need fun – and respect – if we are to survive the stresses of the job

Colleagues of my vintage remember when there was more room for camaraderie, says Jane Bates

Prime minister Boris Johnson speaking to a patient on a ward, accompanied by healthcare staff

The voice of nurses has never been stronger, says the RCN’s new director for England

The voice of nurses has never been stronger, and we must use it to ensure election promises are made good, says the RCN’s new director for England


Nurse washing a patient

Why students must value and prioritise fundamental nursing care

University of Exeter’s course teaches that ‘basic care’ involves complex interventions

Family planning

The compassionate care given in abortion clinics is what nursing is all about

Marie Stopes UK says placements can help nursing students understand non-judgemental care

Making the most of placements

Ten tips to help students make the most of placements

Clinical placements are a valuable part of nursing students' training


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Imposter syndrome: how nurses can learn to silence their inner critic

There are steps you can take to control the triggers of self-doubt

Values-based nurse recruitment: what you need to know to shine at your job interview

Tips for showing you’re the right fit for an organisation – and it’s the right place for you

Lauren Johnston

How I make the emergency department less daunting for people with learning disabilities

Lauren Johnston describes her work in a pioneering nursing role