Petra Kendall-Raynor

James Buchan
Nursing Standard

House of Lords select committee to hear evidence on NHS pressures

Nursing workforce expert will advise on issues such as risks associated with low morale.

Nursing Standard

Nursing students take on extra work due to financial hardship

Unison survey reveals NHS students are taking out payday loans and using foodbanks

Formula feed
Nursing Standard

New guidance for nurses on formula feeding

The RCN has published guidance on formula feeding for nurses who care for infants and mothers.

Nursing Standard

Union launches toolkit and training to tackle racism in the NHS

Step-by-step guide published to promote equality across the health service.

caring for bereaved parents
Nursing Standard

Bereavement care training branded inadequate in UK maternity units

National charity reveals poor bereavement training for health professionals working in maternity units.

Nursing Older People

Will staff shortages force care homes to close?

Skills for Care survey finds one fifth of nurses in the adult social care sector work on...

Transexual protest
Nursing Standard

Training and knowledge in transgender issues being left to chance

Just 13% of nurses feel prepared to meet the needs of their transgender patients, according...

Nurse prescribers
Nursing Management

Understanding the role of nurse prescribers

Study kick-starts a better understanding of nurse prescribers.

Getting the balance right
Mental Health Practice

Influential MPs say government’s planned improvements in mental health care may not be achievable

A recent report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was scathing in its judgement of...

Pauline Cafferkey NMC hearing
Nursing Standard

Does new NMC rule protect reputations or is it a ‘mockery of transparency’?

Allegations against nurses and midwives will no longer be available for public scrutiny ahead of disciplinary hearings, the Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced.

Nursing Standard

Exclusive: Public Health England appoints first of 28 nurse 'clinical champions'

A nurse is to teach colleagues about the benefits of physical activity as part of a scheme...

Nursing Standard

Nurses experience old age through innovative simulation suit

NHS staff are to get the opportunity to feel the effects of old age.

Nursing Standard

Bowel cancer could be detected earlier by GPs

Study shows patients have symptoms a year before emergency bowel cancer diagnosis.

Nurses' 1% pay award
Nursing Standard

RCN warns 'pay restraint must end'

College makes case to review body

Nursing Standard

FGM remains a hidden crime, say MPs

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a hidden crime and a ‘national scandal’, MPs warned...

White peaks
Nursing Standard

Toxic race equality climate persists in the NHS, RCN warns

Short-term initiatives 'fail to deal' with discrimination against black and minority ethnic talent.

Training nurses on children's ward
Nursing Standard

Worries remain over future of specialist nurse courses

Some fear training could fall short if undergraduate specialists are weakened by changes...

Lindsay Branch
Nursing Standard

Housing crisis causing tough commutes after long shifts

High rents and house prices mean many nurses face long commutes after shifts