Petra Kendall-Raynor

House hunter
Nursing Standard

Housing crisis puts nurses' health at risk

The surge in house prices and lack of affordable rented accommodation mean staff are making long journeys home after their shifts

Organ donation
Emergency Nurse

Organ donation opt-out law is saving lives in Wales

Number of transplantations has almost trebled this year

Emergency department
Emergency Nurse

Seven-day GPs reduce emergency department attendances

Extended GP services have had an impact

Nicola Sturgeon
Nursing Standard

Nursing ratios: call for unity on safe staffing

Now that Scotland is following Wales’ lead with a pledge to legislate on safe staffing, what will England do?

Work in Britain
Nursing Standard

Clarity needed on status of EU staff working in the UK, King's Fund warns

King's Fund sets out five key issues for NHS following EU referendum result.

Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital
Nursing Standard

RCN calls for lessons to be learned from Bristol review

Review of children's cardiac services criticises unstable nursing leadership and poor nursing numbers.

Nursing Standard

Volunteering plays key role in community-focused care

Do not underestimate volunteers' contribution to care, says chief nurse

Nursing Management

Compassion in Practice model lacked junior nurse buy-in

As NHS England unveiled the details of Leading Change, Adding Value, the new nursing framework for England, an evaluation of its predecessor Compassion in Practice (CiP) revealed some interesting learning points for implementation and success of the new strategy.

Nursing Standard

Stroke patients feel 'abandoned' after hospital discharge

Stroke Association survey shows that stroke survivors lack the right support to begin their rehabilation when they leave hospital

Nursing Standard

Call for equal health care in prisons

Guidance says every prisoner should be assessed by a health professional

Nursing Standard

Give nursing students personality profiles for greater self-efficacy, say researchers

Study results show possible benefits of 'tailored interventions' to suit nursing students' personalities.

Nursing Standard

Nurses asked for views on how to improve lung cancer survival

The UK Lung Cancer Coalition has launched a survey in a bid to help improve lung cancer survival rates.

Nursing Standard

Eurovision gimmick 'trivialises mental health problems'

Charities and mental health champions say straitjacket joke fuels stigma and should not have been broadcast

Nursing Standard

Man to appear in court charged with murder of nurse

Tributes have been paid to nurse stabbed at mental health hospital

Nursing Standard

Nurses help reduce readmission rates for bowel surgery patients

Post-operative support programme speeds up patients' healing and mobilisation

Nursing Standard

Patients failed after poor hospital discharge planning

Death or suffering could have been prevented if hospitals carried our right checks, says report

Nursing Standard

University training suites to be named after war nurse heroes

Heroic nurses Edith Cavell and Minnie Wood to be honoured by university

Nursing Standard

Emergency services study appears to contradict need for seven-day NHS

Major new study of NHS trusts in England reveals fewer people die in emergency hospital admissions at weekends.