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A Short Introduction to Helping Young People Manage Anxiety

08 October 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

Book Review

THIS SHORT book by Carol Fitzpatrick would make an excellent resource for professionals who work with young people and a helpful book for many parents.

Student life - Up against the clock

16 March 2016

Nursing Standard


As a nursing student the relentless demands of work, studying and family life can leave you feeling like you are on a treadmill that has no off switch.

Providing helpful feedback

27 July 2016

Nursing Standard


It can be easy to get into the habit of filtering the truth to avoid having difficult conversations. But you can enhance your skills so you are confident your...

Reflect on your successes in 2016

14 December 2016

Nursing Standard


The introduction of revalidation has brought a greater emphasis on learning from your own practice. Through reflection, you discover who you are as a nurse,...

Staying enthusiastic after years in nursing

18 January 2017

Nursing Standard


Nursing teams are usually made up of a broad range of knowledge, skills and cultures. Experience only comes with time, and though we are becoming more aware of the...

How to beat the post-holiday blues

14 September 2016

Nursing Standard


After your first few shifts and catching up with colleagues, you will usually quickly get back into the swing of working life. But sometimes, especially if you have...

What to do after you have made a mistake

22 March 2017

Nursing Standard


All nurses dread making an error, but if it does happen, there are things you can do to rebuild your confidence and reduce the risk of future mistakes.

Facing the challenges of providing leadership

07 June 2017

Nursing Standard


In the middle of a busy shift when patients or colleagues are looking to you for direction, you may find the demands of leadership overwhelming.

Work within the limits of your competence

12 July 2017

Nursing Standard


There is a fine line between working hard to cover staff shortages and being asked or expected to take on tasks or responsibilities that you aren’t confident or...

Little things can make a big difference

02 August 2017

Nursing Standard


We had guests staying for the weekend recently and found ourselves passionately discussing the delicate topic of morning ablutions.
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