Matthew Mckew

Nursing Standard

Living off campus adding to nursing student drop-out rates, study finds

Living away from campus can affect nursing student attrition rates, according to one academic.

Nursing Standard

Nurse academic calls for mandatory preceptorship year for all new nurses

All new nurses should complete a mandatory preceptorship year to help them meet new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements, an academic leading the regulator's 'radical' overhaul of education standards has said.

Child mental health services
Nursing Standard

Blame culture and lack of access hinders youth mental health treatment

Ease of access to appointments and a blame culture are preventing children and young people from receiving help

Mental Health Practice

Child and adult nursing students lack knowledge of mental health

Student nurses have admitted fears over a lack of mental health training.

Suicidal nurses
Nursing Standard

Female nurses at higher risk of suicide compared to some other occupations

Nurses have an higher risk of suicide according to an analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Senior nurses can help make improvements in four ‘real priorities’, the health secretary told the chief nursing officer summit
Nursing Management

Health secretary calls on senior nurses for help in four areas

Nurses can help make improvements in four key areas, the health secretary told the chief nursing officer summit.

Nursing Standard

Pioneering course sees graduates combine research and front-line nursing

A new academic course is hoping to increase nurse-led research, improve front-line practice and reduce staff burnout.

Jeremy Hunt
Nursing Standard

'I don't think nurse pay is enough,' says Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he 'dearly' wants to increase nurse pay – but is restricted by limited resources and other pressures on the NHS.

Nursing Standard

Plan for practice nursing set to be published, says England's CNO

A ten point plan for general practice nursing will be published by NHS England, Jane Cummings revealed at her Chief Nursing Officer summit in Birmingham.

Nurse role
Nursing Standard

What nurses do is not always recognised, admits NHS England chief executive

Politicians do not always recognise the role of primary care nurses, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said at the Chief Nursing Officer summit in Birmingham on Tuesday.

Nursing Standard

Support your EU colleagues, urges chief nurse

Nurses from the EU face an 'uncertain future' and need our support, Jane Cummings said, as she opened her fifth Chief Nursing Officer Summit in Birmingham.

Philip Hammond addresses Commons
Nursing Management

Funds for STPs in spring budget

Additional funds for sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) announced in the spring budget.

NHS 111
Nursing Standard

NHS 111 callers to have more access to clinicians

Service alteration aims to ease pressures on wider health service.

EU flag
Nursing Standard

Exclusive: EU nurse figures in decline before Brexit vote

The falling number of European Union (EU) nurses applying to work in the UK has been widely blamed on Brexit. But figures obtained by Nursing Standard reveal interest from EU nurses was waning months before the June 2016 referendum, a trend experts say could be due to tougher language requirements introduced by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).

Janet Davies
Nursing Standard

Spring budget: reaction

Nurses have labelled the spring budget as a 'missed opportunity', with the NHS failing to get the money it needs, and no mention of pay.

Nursing Standard

What does the budget mean for nurses

Read our at-a-glance guide

Nursing Standard

Three UK universities in world top ten for nursing

King's College London has been named the third best university in the world for nursing, with two other British institutions also in the top ten.

Sallie Ward
Nursing Standard

Midwives create artwork from newborns' footprints

Staff in Hull are turning babies' footprints into works of art.