Opinion, analysis and debate
'The most important aspect of this job is touch'Subscription
Complementary therapist Jan Wilkinson feels touch is an essential aspect of care.
Working as a high performing teamSubscription
A team is stronger than the sum of its parts if its members work towards the same goal, says Mark Richardson.
'Although there have been significant reductions in MRSA and C difficile, it’s an ongoing challenge'Subscription
We talk to Julie Hughes, nurse consultant infection control/senior lecturer, 5 Boroughs Partnership Foundation Trust/University of Chester, who qualified as a nurse in 1980.
How to build on the talents of your staffSubscription
Many students and new nurses have great potential but are held back by a lack of confidence, says Caroline Cassels.
The National Genetics Education and Development Centre discuss MCADD, the risk it presents for newborns and recommended treatment guidelines for nurses.
Back in the 1960s and 1970s my family were forced to listen to junior choice on a Sunday, while my Dad cooked bacon and eggs with fried bread.
We know that the history of medicine is in part a history of brutalism.
'Take a stand against violent behaviour in A&E'Subscription
Posters telling people not to be aggressive towards staff are commonplace in many organisations - the post office, train stations and yes, even hospitals.
Developing mental toughnessSubscription
A positive mental attitude can reduce pressure and help you achieve your goals.
Mental health: the straight and narrow?Subscription
What happens to mentally ill ex-offenders when they are released back into a community that often views them with suspicion and fear? Community psychiatric nurse Ruth White talks about keeping patients on the straight and narrow and the importance of understanding their view of reality.