James Buchan

Nursing student attrition: we’re still waiting for data and that leaves nursing...

Why the worrying trend in students leaving shows the need for freely available information

Safe staffing: is it time for mandatory nurse-to-patient ratios in England?

New workforce standards do not go far enough to help the country catch-up on safe staffing

Why NHS’s reliance on overseas nurses will last for years to come

Nurses recruited internationally are a mainstay of the NHS – and that is not about to change

Long hours and little reward: it doesn’t add up

Nurses are often told other professions have drawbacks too – but they offer better pay

Overseas nurse recruitment: how new rules will help employers take an ethical approach

The WHO’s revised ‘red list’ of the countries not be targeted simplifies process

Ageing workforce, or skills and experience the NHS can’t afford to lose?

Retention is a sustainable staff shortage fix – but older nurses need support to stay

Nurse shortage: the NHS will be relying on overseas staff for years to come

Burnout nurses can’t wait for students to graduate before they see the benefits

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Student attrition: why we need to be systematic in tackling it

Lack of standardised data hampers efforts to help students stay the course to graduation

Nursing applications are up, but even ‘heroes’ experience burnout

The COVID-19-related impact on nurses’ image is no long-term fix for nurse retention

The UK needs foreign nurses to keep coming, but the pandemic is stopping them

The flow of overseas nurses has all but dried up since the coronavirus outbreak

A decent pay rise for nurses may take more than public support this time

With competing demands on public funds, a tough strategy for pay talks is needed

The COVID-19 crisis has shown us why embracing tech is so important for the NHS

The health service has committed to develop take up, but more funding is needed

Even the suggestion of a pay freeze for nurses will hurt recruitment chances

The profession’s image is at an all-time high, but promises don’t last long in politics

What the global survey of the nursing workforce tells us – and what’s missing

Flawed figures for the UK are a distraction in the State of the World’s Nursing report

Could dilution of ICU skill mix become the new normal once this pandemic is over?

Nursing should beware the long-term implications of decisions taken to contain COVID-19
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COVID-19: without international nurses, where would the NHS or the prime minister be?

This post-Brexit pandemic has highlighted how heavily we rely on overseas-trained nurses

Beyond the pandemic, nurses face a tough fight for fair pay

Applauded as the nation’s COVID-19 heroes, yet nurses will still have to compete for funding

Upgrading hospitals is pointless if you don’t upgrade nurses’ pay and housing

The government must act fast to help staff who are struggling to make ends meet

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