Inside care homes: no end in sight

This Scottish charity’s care homes have avoided the virus, but the pandemic isn't over. Here’s how they’re managing the fears of staff and residents

'Keep pushing yourself'

A placement in Ghana has led to national recognition for Temitope Babajide as she receives the ultimate accolade of being crowned RCNi nursing student award winner 2020

'Windrush dominates but there are other black nursing histories'

Kaitlene Koranteng from the Young Historians Project explains why it’s crucial that young black people are involved in telling black British histories

Equality for black nurses

Agency nurse Neomi Bennett BEM has launched a grassroots movement to support black nurses who experience racial discrimination at work

Inside care homes: the agency perspective

Although their contribution is all too often overlooked, temporary workers have been the stalwarts of health care throughout the pandemic, argues a leading agency 

Inside care homes: learning from COVID

How care homes are overcoming fear and finding the positive during the pandemic

Inside care homes: testing times

With widely reported failures surrounding the UK’s test and trace system, how are care homes being affected? 

Supporting women through abortion

Abortion care isn’t a staple on many nursing degrees, but a new placement programme aims to give students a vital insight

Theatre of life

Can theatre and performance enhance nurse education? Nursing student Chelsea Barrett believes it can

Towards a greener future

Climate change: student Kendal Moran writes about the vital role nurses of the future have to play in the fight for our world 

Collaborating, campaigning, caring

Find out what happened at RCNReps2020, our virtual conference for accredited reps

Supporting members to seek help

As the psychological impact of COVID-19 takes hold, reps can play a powerful role in signposting to sources of support

Fighting for fair pay

North Lincolnshire branch chair Mel Kerr’s been busy spreading the word about our pay campaign. She explains what drives her and what tactics have proved effective

Making the difference

Learning disability champion Rea Pugh-Davies knows that even the smallest changes make a big difference to her patients 

Redeployed during COVID-19

Senior health care assistant Eileen Quinn was redeployed for nine weeks to a high dependency respiratory unit at the height of the pandemic

 

Crisis support

Recovery support worker Jasmine Cottle reflects on her essential community mental health work over the last few months