John Ely

Nursing Standard

Nursing regulator to look at wider context when investigating FtP cases

New approaches should consider cause of incidents rather than individual blame, says NMC

Illustration of figures in a group where two are a different colour
Nursing Standard

Nursing associates could fill nurse vacancies in England, leaked document suggests

Text from forthcoming NHS People Plan reveals strategy to recruit 10,000 nursing associates

Debbie Hicks, co-chair of TREND-UK, which represents diabetes nursing groups
Nursing Standard

Investigation reveals ‘confusing’ array of diabetes nursing job titles

Wide variation in job names, with ‘nurses’ below band 5, prompts call for standardisation

Tribunal hearing
Nursing Standard

Senior nurse unfairly dismissed by NHS board, tribunal rules

Jeff Horn ‘gobsmacked’ by decision after two periods of stress-induced sick leave

Emergency nurse practitioner Rhiannon Pritchard and emergency department matron Lyn Roberts
Nursing Standard

30,000 patients and counting: the nurse who is a ‘fantastic’ asset to her community

Emergency nurse practitioner at Betsi Cadwaladr health board helped set up essential service

Broadmoor high-security hospital, where Paul Deacon was a nurse
Nursing Standard

Former forensic mental health nurse hopes his memoir will inspire new recruits

Ex-Broadmoor nurse Paul Deacon wants to dispel myths about the high-security hospital

Liam Barnes and Jenifer Hawkins
Nursing Standard

In Laura’s name: the charity that aims to prevent suicide among nurses

The Laura Hyde Foundation campaigns for better mental health support for healthcare staff

‘Itchy feet’ interview
Nursing Standard

Successful nurse retention scheme now rolled out to whole of NHS in England

RCN says ‘investing in the workforce reaps dividends’

Emilia Clarke
Nursing Standard

Game of Thrones star announces neurorehabilitation specialist nurse education programme

Actor Emilia Clarke pays tribute to the nursing care that helped her survive two aneurysms

pound sign cut in half
Nursing Standard

Nurses face pay cut as trust brings bank shift rates down to Agenda for Change levels

Basildon and Thurrock trust move could force nurses to seek better-paid work in London – RCN

House prices
Nursing Standard

Nurses only able to afford a house in 3% of towns in the UK

Nurses are least able to afford a house in the UK compared with other key workers

Helen Whyley
Nursing Standard

One-year extension of nursing bursary isn’t enough, RCN tells ministers in Wales

College criticises Welsh government’s repeated short-term commitments to student funding

Take the pledge
Learning Disability Practice

Learning Disability Week: Nurses urged to take LD Pledge to improve communication

Learning sign language could make huge difference, says pledge brainchild

10 Downing Street front door
Nursing Standard

Dear next prime minister: RCN members’ open letter to Conservative leadership candidates

Nurse activists’ bid to quiz Tory hopefuls on safe staffing, nurses’ pay, and student bursary

Spice use
Nursing Standard

More than half of prison staff exposed to psychoactive substances at work

Nurses and other staff falling ill after exposure to Spice and other drugs, survey finds

NMC
Nursing Standard

Nursing director struck off NMC register for bullying and aggression

Hazel Dinnie ‘frightened her staff to the extent that they considered leaving their roles’

Lisa Bayliss-Pratt
Nursing Standard

UK nurse to lead global campaign to find future nursing leaders and policy influencers

Health Education England’s chief nurse will take charge of the Nightingale Challenge

Winchester Theatre Royal
Nursing Standard

HCA treated for serious burns after performing fire-eating act for charity

Fellow healthcare professionals rushed to her aid at the NHS’ Got Talent show in Winchester

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