On the road in Orkney

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

No-one should die alone

Lisa Dodd reflects on the difference personalised nursing can make, after working in a role in end of life care set up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Download the spring 2021 issue of RCN Health+Care magazine.

Download the spring 2021 issue of RCN Health+Care magazine. 

Proning: your questions answered

Patients in intensive care units are benefiting from an intervention known as proning to help improve low blood oxygen levels

Prioritising dignity

Alex puts patients top of the agenda in her role as chair of the patient and carer dignity group at Velindre Cancer Centre

Tea, anyone?

Andrew's starting crucial conversations to help tackle workplace discrimination

Time to talk vaccinations

Nursing support workers have a vital role in the COVID-19 vaccination programme, says RCN public health lead Helen Donovan

'The most rewarding experience'

As Dennis Greer steps down as vice chair of the RCN UK Nursing Support Workers Committee, he encourages others to get involved

Time for teams

Senior nursing support worker Michelle’s initiative to boost staff morale has had a positive impact on wellbeing across her organisation

Beating bedbound boredom

Assistant practitioner Rebecca is helping patients support their own health and wellbeing in hospital

Supporting mental health recovery in Belfast

Robin Kelly tells us about his dedicated and person-centred work with adults experiencing mental health problems

Making the difference

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

Download the autumn 2020 issue of RCN Health+Care

Autumn 2020 issue of RCN Health+Care

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