Erin Dean

Older people with HIV
Nursing Standard

Older people with HIV face discrimination and ‘fragmented care’

Better training is needed for health and social care staff to improve care for people aged over 50 living with HIV, charity warns.

End of life
Nursing Standard

Responding to a request to hasten death

The RCN has published updated guidance on assisted suicide.

Retirement
Nursing Management

Fears for nursing workforce as retirement rate surges

More than 65,850 NHS staff began the retirement process in 2015-16, adding to pressures on the health service.

Reduced hours
Nursing Standard

Sickness leave halved in six-hour day trial

Assistant nurses at a care home in Sweden who worked reduced hours reported higher rates of good health, calmness and alertness.

New updated guidance for infusion therapy has been released Picture: iStock
Nursing Management

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

New updated guidance for infusion therapy has been released Picture: iStock
Emergency Nurse

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Diabetes and depression
Nursing Standard

‘One in five women with diabetes experience depression’

US nursing research finds those with both conditions experience poorer diabetes management and quality of life, and premature mortality

Kirsty_Williams-JH_1026.jpg
Nursing Standard

Nominations sought for RCN fellowships

Nurses are being encouraged to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to patient care for an RCN fellowship.

Emergency Nurse

Clinical update – infusion therapy

Ensuring the safest care for patients undergoing infusion therapy through updated guidance.

Furness General Hospital
Nursing Standard

Trust makes Twitter plea for off-duty nurses to work amid ‘severe’ A&E pressures

A&E pressures prompts one trust’s plea on social media and radio for off-duty nurses to work an extra shift.

Joan Myers
Nursing Standard

Chief nurse’s BME advisory group needs new chair

Opportunity for senior professional to influence chief nursing officer’s work on race equality and inclusion in England.

The number of NHS staff applying for retirement
Nursing Standard

EXCLUSIVE: surge in number of NHS staff applying to retire

The number of NHS staff applying for retirement has surged by 25% over the past four years,...

Ward_Game_tile.jpg
Nursing Standard

Board game helps hone new nurses’ skills

New nurses and students are learning about management skills thanks to a board game featuring a miniature ward.

Tool_Screen shot.jpg
Nursing Standard

Resource update: cultural competency

Read our guide to a new e-learning tool which helps health professionals understand the issues around culture and health.

What_to_consider_if_you_are_thinking_of_working_abroad_tile-iStock.jpg
Nursing Standard

What to consider if you are thinking of working abroad

Working abroad can offer exciting oportunities for nurses, but do your research and plan your move carefully, writes Erin Dean.

new year for nursing
Nursing Standard

New year will bring new routes into nursing

Nursing degree apprentices, and nursing associates, will change the landscape of the profession.

NHS_England_launches_trial_of_PrEP_tile-iStock.jpg
Nursing Standard

NHS England launches trial of PrEP HIV treatment after court ruling

Sexual health campaigners have welcomed a major trial of HIV prevention medication for 10,000 people at risk of the condition.

NMC_hearing-CM_3666.JPG
Nursing Standard

Four out of five nurses struck off NMC register last year were over the age of 40, report reveals

Four out of five nurses struck off the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) register last year were over the age of 40.

Pages