Erin Dean

Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey reveals realities of front-line nursing

Almost 60% of nurses feel stressed all or most of the time, according to an exclusive Nursing Standard survey with the Sunday Mirror and the Sunday People.

Cancer Nursing Practice

NICE quality standard on suspected cancer

New guidelines published by NICE look to improve standards of care in cancer diagnoses.

Nursing Standard

Schwartz rounds for nursing students

Many NHS trusts give staff opportunities to share difficult experiences. Now these structured sessions are being introduced to universities in the hope of reducing student attrition and building resilience.

Nursing Older People

Ask dying adults about their spiritual beliefs, NICE says

Nurses should ask dying adults about their spiritual beliefs and cultural preferences, new guidance says.

Nursing Standard

Revalidation: one year on

In the build-up to the introduction of revalidation in April last year, many nurses worried about how they would cope with the new system and some predicted it would drive people out of the profession. But 12 months on, the picture is largely positive.

Nursing Standard


Our clinical update on new NICE guidance on tackling antimicrobial resistance.

Mid Staffs
Nursing Standard

We must not repeat previous mistakes, says former Mid Staffs trust head

Current NHS pressures are recreating the circumstances that led to disastrous failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, according to the nurse brought in to turn the hospital around.

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Nursing Standard

Oncology nurses want more studies into using technology in the community

Using technology to manage cancer symptoms at home should be the focus of research, say oncology nurses.

NMC hearing
Nursing Standard

NMC caution order for nurse who failed to perform CPR

A nurse has admitted misconduct after failing to attempt to resuscitate a care home resident she believed was dead.

Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Newly qualified nurses should have limited prescribing powers, draft NMC plans reveal

Graduating nurses in the UK will be given limited prescribing powers, according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council's draft education plans as seen by Nursing Standard.

Nursing Standard

Mental health nursing should retain its specialty undergraduate course

Mental health nursing should retain its specialty undergraduate course, an independent workforce review has found.

Nursing Standard

Childhood continence

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

Infusion therapy
Primary Health Care

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Nursing Standard

Tackling malnutrition: more work needed to meet standards

Almost half of hospitals in England are not meeting mandatory food and drink standards, according to a new report.

Mental Health Practice

Nurses and service users voice their concerns over mental health services

Mental health nurses are concerned about decreasing opportunities for long-term supportive relationships with patients, a major workforce review has found.

Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie end of life survey findings

More than four out of ten nurses and healthcare assistants (HCAs) have received no training in end of life care, a survey by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie has found.

Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey results

Two thirds (67%) of nurses think they have too little time to provide high quality care to dying patients, a Nursing Standard and Marie Curie survey has revealed.

Cancer Nursing Practice

Screening and management of long-term consequences of myeloma and its treatment

Life expectancy rates for patients who have myeloma, which affects areas of the body where bone marrow is active, are improving.