Christine Walker


Nurses must make their voices heard, says WHO director general

International Council of Nurses in Seoul hears call for more advanced nursing roles


Stress is leading cause of work-related sick leave among nurses

Findings from a study of more than 4,000 nurses across nine counties reveals key work stresses and their effects on nurses' health.


South Korean president praises nurses involved in MERS crisis

South Korean president Park Geun-hye praises nurses' role in caring for people who have contracted MERS as she opens the International Council of Nurses' conference in Seoul


NICE decision to suspend work on safe staffing is a ‘backward step’

Nursing leaders have reacted with dismay to the decision by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to shelve work on safe staffing guidance.


Children's clinical nurse co-ordinator reduces need for junior doctors

A pilot that involved the introduction of a clinical nurse co-ordinator in one children's hospital reduced bleeps to junior doctors for assistance