How nurses can reduce waiting times in SAUsSubscription
Surgical Assessment Units, while a good idea in theory, are hindered by too much reliance on doctors, argues Alison Rae
Is stroke nursing still unattractive?Subscription
Earlier this year I had the opportunity to submit an event for the RCN congress as a forum member.
A cup of tea: something we see as mundane and every-day, but to our patients it can mean an awful lot more, explains staff nurse Adam Miller
Asking residents, carers, friends and family this question helped the team at Millbrook Lodge focus on what’s really important in a care home.
How risky is it for individuals with complex needs to be cared for by unqualified staff?Subscription
Self-titled Risk-Averse Nurse, Clare, explores how risks surrounding the delegation of tasks by nurses to carers can be reduced.
Helena plans to use her chief nurse junior followship to explore and tackle the issues surrounding providing care to patients with dementia in post-anaesthetic care.
Seeing healthcare from the other sideSubscription
Having worked in palliative care for 20 years, when Nigel Dodds was diagnosed with cancer he expected the worst
What happens at RCN Congress?Subscription
Consultant nurse specialist, Patricia McDermott, experienced her first RCN Congress this year. She reveals her personal highlights and explains why congress is such as important part of the nursing calendar.
'Is research always conducted ethically?'Subscription
Suraiya’s role as a volunteer befriender has given her insight into the potential impact healthcare research can unwittingly have on patients.
When Sue McCreadie asked her patient’s GP to visit him urgently, she understood his family’s anger when her request went unfulfilled.