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Voices - Being a Care Maker means sharing the spirit of the 6Cs, says Jane Cummings

Last month a celebration event was held for Care Makers – those volunteers who act as...

Inspirational lessons in frailty

Frailty in older patients is an important issue that we all need to be aware of in light of...

Surviving seasonal pressures while delivering quality care

Nickola Amin suggests a way to survive seasonal pressures while delivering quality care

Clients are becoming commodities

Alex McClimens argues that privatisation of services will lead to the exploitation of people...

Comforting thoughts

How a patient’s soft toy collection drew David O’Driscoll back to the pioneering work of...

Planet Rachael - Joining in the dance

Spring is in the air. Do I dare ask how far you have got with your New Year’s resolutions?

The meningitis B vaccine shouldn’t depend on a parent’s finances

Why I paid three times the recommended price to protect my daughter

Voices - The NMC is responsive to nurses’ ever-changing needs, says Janet Finch

The Nursing and Midwifery Council is committed to being a dynamic organisation that values...

Today's nurses should be proud of their graduate status...

Jennifer Hunt urges newly quaified nurses to be tall poppies, not shrinking violets

Voices - We must be honest about the NHS care we can expect, says Janet Davies

After years of campaigning for better training, regulation and opportunities for healthcare...

Happy Valentine's Day? Not for everyone...

Nurses should be extra vigilent around Valentine's Day to spot signs of possible domestic...

A proud LGBT history

In two weeks time, I will be giving a public lecture for LGBT History Month at an event in...

Phone app boosts independence

David Fry describes how a phone app has improved the lives of people with autism and the...

A child born with brain damage

Louise Cooper describes her experiences as the mother of John, her first-born child, who has...

Planet Rachael - A form too far

I don't know how anyone defrauds the Department for Work and Pensions. Clearly it must be...

I am learning how to deliver transformational care

Community matron Beverley Marriott blogs about why she wanted to take part in an older...

Cheers for the largest worldwide ovarian cancer screening trial

Specialist gynaecological nurse Tracie Miles reflects on the findings of the UK...

A happy new year for victims of domestic abuse?

Amanda Burston says none of us can 'save' someone in an abusive relationship, but we can be...

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