James Buchan

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

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

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

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