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Recent research shows that abuse in nursing homes for older people is not always reported and sometimes deliberately concealed. What can be done to tackle under-reporting?
A study investigating stress and anxiety among NHS staff provides insights into why the caring professions may feel uncared for. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
Nurses sometimes find it daunting to speak up on behalf of patients, because it involves challenging other people’s decisions, behaviours or beliefs. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
Is it safe for nurses to blow the whistle?Subscription
When they see incidences of poor care or patient safety issues, nurses and other health professionals have a duty to raise concerns, but this may present personal risks
Learning from family and nurse narrativesSubscription
Narratives from the Francis reports can guide the implementation of ethical leadership and improve the organisational culture of the NHS
Bullying in nursing and ways of dealing with itSubscription
Bullying can have extensive effects on nurses at work but action can be taken to dealing with this destructive behaviour