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Infection control is the focus of this issue of BJN, with an article describing the use of clinical surveillance software to support infection prevention and control during the COVID-19 pandemic. The clinical section looks at the pathophysiology of acute pain. Other articles in this issue examine level 2 clinical supervision for community practitioners, and chronic kidney disease patients’ use of mobile health applications. A research article investigates the experiences of cancer patients referred for a clinical trial. This issue includes the IV and Vascular Access Supplement, in association with the National Infusion and Vascular Access Society, the Association for Vascular Access (AVA), the Canadian Vascular Access Association (CVAA) and the World Congress on Vascular Access. An article examines nurses’ use of integrated and non-integrated peripheral intravenous catheters. An AVA article looks at evaluating difficult intravenous access scoring in children. A CVAA article discusses an evaluation of clinical competency in managing PICCs.