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3 blog posts
  • Shona Floyd Shona Floyd 4 Mar 2024

    Brain Tumour Awareness Month

    Are you aware brain tumours are statistically the largest cancer killer of those aged 40 and under. This year around 12,000 individuals will be diagnosed - this includes 500 children and young adults, that is 33 people a day, every day. Of these, 5000 will die. Brain tumours significantly reduce life expectancy and account for 27yrs  of life lost.

  • Anonymous Anonymous 28 Feb 2024


    This blog has been submitted by a member who wishes to remain anonymous, for reasons that will become clear as you read it. Bullying is a common phenomenon for nurses, with around a quarter of the nursing family experiencing bullying in the past year. This blog highlights my personal experience of “gaslighting” - a specific type of bullying, and how I am gradually recovering from this.

  • Jonathan Beebee Jonathan Beebee 18 May 2023

    PANS PANDAS: A mysterious and debilitating paediatric disorder

    Raising awareness of PANS PANDAS and the RCN's co-signing of the recent position statement.