Nurses should not have to accept acts of aggression from patients as ‘part of the job’
Managers expect staff to put up with insults, and when we don’t we’re called confrontational
Legislated nurse-to-patient ratios are gaining support globally, so why not here?
New programme will help staff improve their skills and confidence when delivering care
A senior staff nurse explains how it helped her return to work after two miscarriages
HMRC’s advice on cutting loose of income tax arrangements that could land you in arrears
Children affected by the sudden onset of hepatitis are predominantly under five years old
Guidance on management covers de-escalation, restraint and tranquilisation
What to do if you’re worried you’ll struggle to pay the £120, or have missed a payment
What you need to know about the Mental Capacity Act and lasting power of attorney
Nurses need to be aware of safeguarding as well as physical health needs
As a first point of contact, nurses are well-placed to recognise a new case or deterioration
If is vital to seek support if you witness bullying or are bullied yourself
Call to nurses to get behind campaign for legislation
Too many patients must wait excessive periods for care in emergency departments.
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Patients and professionals must recognise the signs and symptoms of sepsis much more quickly.
Emergency care staff have an opportunity to create more integrated services.
Cardiac arrest is a traumatic event - our readers have their say on family-witnessed resuscitation
Amid unprecedented winter pressures, health secretary Jeremy Hunt recently suggested that the four-hour waiting time guarantee should no longer apply to patients attending A&E with less serious problems. Nursing Standard panellists have their say.
Gary Jones asks how much longer we must endure the annual prospect of winter pressures on emergency departments
A readable and interactive book, and would be a valued addition for reference on any nurse’s bookshelf
A useful book for reference, but without depth of knowledge
This book is recommend it to registrants who want a comprehensive understanding of revalidation
This book covers all the important topics encountered in minor trauma in children, from head injuries to foot injuries.
This book is recommended especially for anyone interested in developing their knowledge of major incident management.
Adult nursing senior lecturer Karen Sanders reviews Thoughtful Health Care: Ethical Awareness and Reflective Practice.