Erin Dean

Nursing Standard

Ankylosing spondylitis

Our guide to new NICE guidance on ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic condition affecting 200,...

Nursing Standard

Preparing for success at an assessment centre

Assessment centres are increasingly being used by employers to ensure they recruit nurses...

Training for care home nurses
Nursing Standard

Improving access to training for care home nurses

The struggle to access training has been a long-running concern for nurses who work in care...

Care homes
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Lack of nurse access to CPD is affecting older people’s care

Study says care home staff are being poorly prepared by nursing undergraduate courses.

Jane Dale and Lyn Middleton
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How to succeed at the confirmer stage of revalidation

Sarah Alexander, education development nurse for NHS Central London Clinical Commissioning...

Step up
Nursing Standard

Step up to a ward sister role

Many staff nurses aspire to be a ward sister. But making a success of one of the toughest jobs in nursing requires careful preparation.

Nursing Standard

When to change jobs

How do you know when the time has come to break with what you know and take on the challenge...

Good restraint
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Policy briefing: restrictive practice

Your essential guide to restrictive practice policy including strategies to reduce its use and expert comment

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Oral health for adults in care homes

With more than half of older people residing in care homes suffering from tooth decay, it is essential that staff are trained to administer proper oral care.

rolex watch
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Cash, a trout, Rolex watch and garden hose among gifts offered to NHS staff, Nursing Standard reveals

Cash in envelopes, a trout, a Rolex watch and a garden hose are among the gifts offered to...

Forum meeting
Nursing Standard

Forum for children and young people's nurse academics launched

A new group has been launched to provide a strong and unified voice for academics working in children and young people’s nursing. Children and Young People Nurse Academics UK forum launched

Jacqueline Young
Nursing Standard

One in four people with Parkinson's struggles to contact specialist nurse between appointments, audit finds

While the majority of people with Parkinson’s have a specialist nurse, many struggle to access them between appointments, according to a national survey.

Nursing Standard

Community nursing cuts hampering diabetes care as prescription bill hits £1 billion a year

Nursing leaders warned cuts to community nursing are damaging diabetes care as the drug bill for the condition soared to £1billion a year.

Jean White
Nursing Standard

Safe nurse staffing laws for Wales from April 2018

Hospitals in Wales will have to implement safe nurse staffing levels under the law from...

HM tax letter
Nursing Standard

Momentum building over possible tax rebates for nurses

Momentum is starting to build among nurses to claim back significant tax and national...

Amanda Burston
Nursing Standard

Nurse of the Year Amanda Burston to be recognised at Women of the Year event

RCN nurse of the year Amanda Burston recognised for her work supporting victims of domestic...

Tax rebate
Nursing Standard

Large tax rebates possible for thousands of nurses

Nurses who took part in an NHS training scheme could be eligible for tax rebates that may be worth thousands.

Affordable housing
Nursing Standard

RCN calls for affordable housing for nurses

Key workers face 20% rent increase in south London