Informing health care support workers and sharing their stories

Right by their side

Charlene talks about her role supporting patients through the ups and downs of fertility treatment

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New role proves vital

Linda says her role is bringing benefits for patients and the multidisciplinary team

Motivating patients to get moving

Support workers are leading a project to promote exercise alongside medical intervention in an acute psychiatric hospital in Scotland

Pressure ulcers: early inspection means early detection

Sarah Westcott shares her expert knowledge on how you can help in the fight against pressure ulcers

‘We’re essential to nursing and essential to the RCN’

Annette’s using her position on the nursing support workers’ committee to strengthen the voice of HCAs in the RCN

‘Every bump in the road is worth it’

Two members describe their journeys to becoming assistant practitioners and the benefits the hard work brings

Loud in Liverpool

Nursing support workers were a key part of the action at RCN Congress

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Speaking up for you

Evan Keir has been elected as your representative on RCN Council. We find out a little more about him and his plans 

Push yourself out of your comfort zone

Thinking about your next role? Linda Ewen talks about how she helps other support workers develop their careers

Look beyond assumptions

Ellan Corner explains why taking individual needs into account is so important when working with people with a learning disability

New year, new role

As she nears the completion of her nursing associate training, Georgina Portis reflects on two years of hard work

Let's talk about sex

While most young people are able to express their sexuality without fear of comment or ridicule, it’s not the same for everyone

Patient champion

Hannah helps patients better understand what’s happening while they’re being treated on an adult mental health ward