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Night working and fertility: How are the two connected?

05 April 2023

Nursing Standard

Feature

Night-working female nurses and their reproductive health should be the subject of more in-depth research, say experts.

How to spot Henoch-Schönlein purpura in children and act on it

02 May 2023

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a disease that mainly affects children’s small blood vessels. A raised rash on the lower limbs is the main symptom. It tends to be...

How nurses can tell if children have Henoch-Schönlein purpura

04 May 2023

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a disease that mainly affects children’s small blood vessels. A raised rash on the lower limbs is the main symptom. It tends to be...

Why are so many nurses still on 12-hour shifts?

05 July 2023

Nursing Standard

Analysis

Some nurses like 12-hour shifts as they mean fewer days spent at work, while others find them too long and tiring, but amid staff shortages and financial struggles...

Risks and benefits of vapes and e-cigarettes

07 September 2023

Nursing Children and Young People

Opinion

Vapes and e-cigarettes are the same thing: electronic devices that enable nicotine to be inhaled as a vapour instead of as smoke. They are less harmful than...

Step away from self-blame for things you can’t control

04 October 2023

Nursing Standard

Feature

Feelings of professional guilt affect nurses at all levels, say those involved in delivering psychological or emotional support to healthcare workers, and the...

When simple acts may breach patients’ rights

04 October 2023

Nursing Standard

Analysis

Nurses could be unwittingly breaching patients’ human rights by imposing rules on them in pressured healthcare settings, experts suggest.

Restrictive practices, psychological and physical, may breach patient rights

05 October 2023

Learning Disability Practice

Analysis

Nurses could be unwittingly breaching patients’ human rights by imposing rules on them in pressured healthcare settings, experts suggest.

Robots and AI can support but not substitute nursing practice

05 October 2023

Nursing Management

Feature

We are hearing more and more about robots taking over the world, and the existential threat artificial intelligence (AI) could pose to humanity.

How to avoid blaming yourself for things you cannot control

05 October 2023

Nursing Management

Analysis

Feelings of professional guilt affect nurses at all levels, say those involved in delivering psychological or emotional support to healthcare workers.