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

NMC in plan to update framework to reflect modern nursing roles

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

乐动体育滚球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

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

乐动体育滚球Government directive concerns flights from city of Wuhan

Picture shows a gynaecologist performing a cervical smear on a teenage patient. Cervical cancer is rising in women aged 25-29, reflecting their failure to attend screening, a charity says.

Low numbers of young women attending screening linked to sharp rise in cervical cancer

Rise in cervical cancer cases down to failure to attend screening, charity believes

Evidence and Practice

How to manage PVL-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in primary care

How to manage PVL-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections in primary care

乐动体育滚球Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium commonly found on human skin and in the upper...

Why general practice nurses need education about cancer as a long-term condition

Why general practice nurses need education about cancer as a long-term condition

乐动体育滚球This article outlines the results of a survey of cancer training needs conducted with...

How to ensure better integrated care

Three recent studies look at methods to facilitate greater integrated care

Improving women’s uptake of cervical screening in primary care

Improving women’s uptake of cervical screening in primary care

Strategies healthcare professionals can implement to improve the uptake of cervical screening

How to make clear and compelling written arguments: advice for nurses

How to make clear and compelling written arguments: advice for nurses

In healthcare clearly formulated arguments can mean nurses’ efforts are directed effectively

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How to treat eating disorders in primary care

乐动体育滚球Three studies highlight the growing incidence of eating disorders in primary care

Features

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General practice nursing: a specialism in need of a higher profile and more recruits

Three years on from a QNI survey, have general practice nurses' concerns been addressed?

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

Image shows RCN community lead for end of life care Carolyn Doyle

New community and end of life lead wants to challenge RCN’s elitist image

Carolyn Doyle wants to be accessible to all nurses, champion and support them

Diabetes distress is the term used to describe the emotional toll the condition and its management can have an an individual

Diabetes: why managing the condition is about so much more than blood sugar levels

People can find the emotional demands relentless, leading to diabetes distress or burnout

Vitamin B12 injections

Vitamin B12: to inject or not to inject?

乐动体育滚球Why treating vitamin B 12 deficiency with intramuscular injections could be a waste of...

Diabetes: what nurses can learn from peer support groups

Young, newly diagnosed adults value a positive approach that makes them feel less isolated

Opinion

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It’s high time we sing the praises of general practice nurses

Despite staff shortages, practice nurses go the extra mile and make the best use of resources

Free
SAlly Kitchin and colleagues collecting the 2019 momentslifetime.commitment to Carers Award

Improving the health and well-being of unpaid carers – initiatives with impact

How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others

Picture shows playing cards created by the charity Marie Curie to help broach the subject of death and dying. Early and open conversations with patients and their families can make a huge difference to the end of life experience.

How Marie Curie's Talkabout campaign tackles taboo around death and dying

Early and open conversations can make a huge difference to the end of life experience

Students

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

community nurse with a patient

It’s just not true that your first job must be in an acute hospital – and here’s why

QNI's Crystal Oldman on why the community is the perfect place to start your nursing career

Careers

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Imposter syndrome: don’t be too hard on yourself when you transition to a new role

Career transition can be uncomfortable, so be realistic about what you expect of yourself

Financial education can help nurses to plan for retirement and unexpected loss of income

Financial know-how for nurses: make your money work for you

Planning for retirement, or living week to week? Financial education lets you take control

Pregnant women at a parent support group

Experiences of pregnant women with fetal diagnosis of congenital heart disease

Parent support groups have an important role for women with fetal abnormalities

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