Petra Kendall-Raynor

nurse associate
Nursing Standard

Responsibilities of nursing associates revealed by Health Education England

Nursing associates will only be able to administer medicines if suitably trained and competent, in settings where it is deemed appropriate, and will be guided by employer medicines management policies, according to Health Education England (HEE).

Dame Julie Moore
Nursing Standard

Trust chief executive reveals racism towards staff following Brexit result

Dame Julie Moore described the situation at her NHS trust post-Brexit to a House of Lords...

Cuts to services detrimental to mothers who want to breastfeed
Nursing Standard

Cuts to services detrimental to mothers who want to breastfeed, warn experts

World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative UK report exposes gaps in public health support...

Charity calls for domestic abuse support in every hospital.
Nursing Standard

Charity calls for domestic abuse support in every hospital in England and Wales

Over half of domestic abuse victims visiting hospital had accessed emergency departments a...

Nursing Standard

Substituting nurses with nursing assistants linked to higher patient death risk, study warns

Reasearch shows one professional nurse substitution associated with a 21% rise in patient...

Bright 2016
Nursing Standard

Website helps mental health nurses support people with learning disabilities on acute wards

Charity encourages mental health nurses working on acute wards to organise themselves using...

Julie Moore
Nursing Standard

Nurse chief executive to give evidence about NHS to Lords select committee

Dame Julie Moore and Katherine Murphy to give evidence to committee on long-term...

Alcohol care team
Nursing Standard

Nurse-led project tackles alcohol taboo

Initiative from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust’s alcohol care team aims to help patients recognise and change excessive drinking habits

Nursing Standard

Appeal court ruling on HIV drug victory for common sense, says leading nurse

Judges rule NHS England does have power to provide HIV prevention strategy.

Enhancing care team
Nursing Older People

How one organisation has enhanced acute care for older patients

Positive results shine through for trust's pilot scheme enhancing the care of older...

Gordon Lees and Cecelia Anim
Nursing Standard

RCN honours nurses who served during conflicts

RCN lays crosses at the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.

suicide in adults
Nursing Standard

Clinicians need improved awareness of the internet to help suicidal patients, report shows

Researchers have found a high proportion of people with suicidal thoughts search for...

parking fines
Nursing Standard

Nurses should not be forced to pay parking fines, say RCN Wales

Staff upset over hospital car parking fines at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.

Cavell trust
Nursing Standard

Nurse charity asks for Christmas donations

Cavell Nurses' Trust sets out how donations can help nurses in need.

tax refund
Nursing Standard

‘Utter shambles’ for NHS workers who overpaid tax while undergoing training

Nurses who took part in the Widening Access Training (WAT) scheme could be eligible for a...


High percentage of nurses and midwives have revalidated, says NMC

The regulator’s chief executive says staff continue to embrace the new process.

Childhood obesity rates continue to rise
Nursing Standard

Alarm over rising childhood obesity levels

National Child Measurement Programme shows an increase in obesity among young children.

Nursing Standard

Numbers of mental health nurses fall by 15%

The RCN has criticised figures which reveal a 15% drop in the number of mental health nurses...