Erin Dean

Nursing Standard

Processing tragedy: the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire

The shocking tower block fire in London may have long-term effects for those who were there. As nurses, firefighters, police and residents struggle to come to terms with the events of that night, expert advice can help.

Nursing Management

Enabling professionalism in practice

The latest policy and what it means for healthcare professionals.

Nursing Standard

Spotting the signs of domestic slavery

Read our policy briefing on new guidance on how to identify those at risk of domestic slavery.

Childhood stroke
Nursing Children and Young People

Childhood stroke

Summary and nursing implications of the latest updates to clinical practice.

Nursing Standard

Promoting professionalism

Read our policy briefing on new guidance on professionalism from the Nursing and Midwifery Council and chief nursing officers from across the UK.

Nursing Standard

Fears potential mature nursing students are being put off by fees

About 6,000 fewer mature students have applied to start nursing courses this coming autumn compared with last year.

job options
Nursing Standard

Use your power in the job market

Don’t jump at your first job offer – the nursing shortage means you are likely to have multiple opportunities.

Nursing Children and Young People

Faltering growth

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is developing new guidelines on how healthcare professionals recognise and monitor faltering growth in infants and children

Nursing Standard

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

A new report on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by the British Lung Foundation criticises the lack of progress in tackling lung disease.

Nursing Older People

GP services and care homes

As the ageing population continues to grow, a greater emphasis on joined-up working between...

Cerebral palsy
Nursing Standard

Cerebral palsy

New guidelines published by National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) puts the focus on children affected by cerebral palsy.

Nursing Standard

Scotland's new mental health strategy

Read our policy briefing on the Scottish government's new ten-year mental health strategy.

Liz Watson
Nursing Standard

The MS nurse: 25 years on

MS awareness week on 24-30 April marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the multiple sclerosis specialist nurse role. Specialist nurses have made a huge difference to patients but now face tough challenges over caseloads and drug complexity.

Nursing Children and Young People

Childhood continence

Read our clinical update on a new children’s continence pathway

Nursing Standard

Number of nurses given hardship payments rockets at start of 2017

The number of hardship grants handed to struggling nurses have soared in the first three months of the year.

Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow
Nursing Standard

Videos of neonatal intensive care babies to reassure their parents

Parents are being kept updated about their baby’s progress in hospital through precious films made by staff.

Citizens advice launch
Nursing Standard

Citizens Advice launches service at hospital

Patients can combine a trip to hospital in Wales with gaining access to financial help and support, following the launch of a new Citizens Advice service.