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COVID-19: diary of a nurse in self-isolation

A nurse lecturer’s personal account of the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on her family

How effective is the NHS 111 service?

NHS 111 handles millions of calls a year, but some question its usefulness

Corridor nursing: why nurses are despairing and angry about the ‘new norm’ in the NHS

Nursing Standard readers reveal concerns over undignified care and patient safety breaches

Emergency nurse have vital role in accident prevention strategy

A national strategy to reduce the toll of accidents in England lists 25 recommendations

Northern Ireland looks to consolidate stroke care into hyper acute units

Proposed stroke care models to offer 24/7 expert care and career development for nurses

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

NHS must persuade nurses to return to practice – and get better at keeping staff too

Strategies to lure lapsed registrants back need to be matched by changes in the workplace

New duty to stem gang violence would require nurses to 'use their instincts'

A multi-agency public health duty covering EDs would extend safeguarding approach
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RCN congress 2019: your quick guide to what’s on the agenda

Nurses’ pay, staffing levels, clinical issues and bullying to be discussed

Revealed: what nurses say about short-staffing and how it’s harming patient care

Nurses open up about the risks to patient safety – and their work-life balance

Will momentous changes to the four-hour target in EDs affect patient safety?

NHS England to pilot new measures for six months from April

Why emergency nurses have a vital role in care of the homeless

As the number of homeless people in EDs soars, simply showing kindness could make all the...

Mental health triage team ensures people in crisis receive appropriate care

A multidisciplinary team is aiming to improve how emergency services respond to people who...

Non-hospital care seen as key to easing demands on emergency services

NHS Long Term Plan promises integrated community care, but lingering doubts remain

Why the four-hour wait target in EDs should stay in place

Despite failing to meet waiting time targets, patient safety remains a priority

Review of 2018: The pay deal creates fallout and nurse leaders bow out

We look back on the year’s events, from a controversial pay rise to a vote of no confidence

Wider health service 'must take ownership' of emergency department problems...

Access to GP services and social care is worsening, CQC report finds

Is the ED the right place for someone experiencing a mental health crisis?

Government pledges major funding in mental health provision in emergency care

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