James Buchan

We can’t rebuild health services without it – so who’s focusing on staff well-being?

Shortages and pandemic pressures have caused high rates of mental ill-health among nurses

Nursing as an investment, not a cost – how the UK compares to its neighbours

UK recruitment and education numbers come up short in WHO report

Note to the new PM: the nursing workforce crisis can’t be outsourced

Fewer UK applicants accepted on courses will mean greater reliance on overseas recruitment

The ‘Big Quit’: would flexible working and retirement options encourage you to stay?

The NHS needs older experienced staff to stay, which will require sustained policy change

Time’s almost up for the temporary register, but how many will stay on?

As its planned closure raises another red flag, more permanent solutions must be found

Burnout from COVID-19 emerges as a factor when nurses decide to quit the profession

What are the implications of this pandemic push factor for the UK workforce?

Safe staffing is not a local issue – but England seems to have missed the memo

Legislated nurse-to-patient ratios are gaining support globally, so why not here?

NHS pay: why industrial action could be back on the agenda this year

Anything short of a real-terms pay rise may leave nurses feeling they have no other option

What the Swiss know about supporting their nurses – and what we can learn from them

Using public favour reaps benefits abroad, while in England nurses are failed again

Workforce wake-up call: can the NHS survive the Big Quit?

After a gruelling two years amid staff shortages, UK nurses are following a global trend

Overseas recruitment: far from ‘stupid’, but far from enough to cover staff shortfall

Health minister’s sound bite exposes inadequate planning of government recruitment promise

Without action on pay and vacancies, who’ll be wearing the new national uniform?

The pay award falls far short of unions’ demands, and it won’t help to reduce staff shortages

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

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