HEALTH+CARE

Opinion

It’s important to talk about what HCAs do

It’s important to talk about what HCAs do and what would happen if they didn’t do it

Opinion

Áine says NSWs deserve respect for their contribution to patient care

Áine says nursing support workers deserve respect for their contribution to patient care

Action

'Watch me do this'

Mark explains why he became an RCN rep and why he wants to see more NSWs take on the role

People

Essential support in perinatal health care

Nicola's practical support for pregnant women and mothers struggling with their mental health

Action

It's your time to shine

Step into the spotlight on 23 November when we celebrate RCN Nursing Support Workers’ Day

People

From shop floor to ward

Working as a bra fitter prepared Grace for a career in health care

Clinical

Get the lowdown on feeding tubes

Ilva says it’s helpful for all nursing staff to have an understanding of feeding tubes

Wellbeing

Get your apps together

We’ve found some of the best apps to make the most of your precious time

Career

'It's good to stretch yourself'

Angela and Francine say the nursing associate role has enabled them to expand their skills

Career

Moving learning and development online

Lorraine McLauchlan answers questions on the RCN in Scotland’s new online learning programme

Advice

Domestic abuse: tackling difficult conversations

How to support people with patience and compassion

Opinion

A uniform approach?

NHS workers in England are consulted on proposals for a national uniform

People

On the road in Orkney

Calum reflects on the benefits his role brings to the community team in a rural area

People

No-one should die alone

HCA Lisa reflects on her role in end of life care set up in response to the pandemic

Clinical

Proning

Patients ICUs are benefiting from an intervention known as proning

Clinical

Prioritising dignity

HCA Alex chairs the patient and carer dignity group at Velindre Cancer Centre

Action

Tea, anyone?

Cultural ambassador Andrew is helping break down communication barriers

Clinical

Talking vaccinations

NSWs crucial to the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccination programme

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