Analysis

DadPad guide aims to help fathers adjust to caring for their baby in a neonatal unit

Fathers can feel left out and stressed when their newborn is in a neonatal unit, but a new...

A nurse treating a young girl

Setting the standard for care of children and young people with long-term conditions

Children can find health services hard to access, but a new set of standards aims to change...

Neonatal care

Children’s services: NHS regulator issues guidance following 96 failed CQC inspections...

While the RCN has welcomed NHS Improvement guidance following Care Quality Commission...

Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

Road block looms over bid to link pay to productivity

This latest article in our series on the 2018 pay negotiations looks at what is shaping up...

Retention still a concern for children's nursing, despite rise in staff numbers...

In January, the House of Commons health committee published its inquiry into the NHS...

End of Life

Survey reveals end of life care compromised

Difficulties in delivering a dignified death intesify

Why is 24/7 community children's palliative care still not widely available?...

A new report highlights asignificant lack of 24-hour community care cover for parents of...

Shake-up of flawed pay bands system could make it quicker to get to the top

The third of our series of articles setting the scene for the 2018 negotiations on nurses’...

Pay Illustration

Unions seize chance to modernise NHS pay structure with fairer grading

Nearly 15 years since the implementation of the Agenda for Change pay system, introduced to...

Reinstate nurse training budgets and make realistic pay offer, MPs tell the government

Commons health committee's report on the nursing workforce issues sweeping recommendations,...

Neonatal care needs to put more emphasis on multiple births

A twins and multiple births report reveals regional variations in care, but how much can be...

Movement on nurse shortages and a pay battle not quite won: what’s in store for 2018

Nursing experts give their views on issues likely to shape the profession’s agenda in the...

Grenfell: ‘The main struggle is the anger in the area’

Local resident Lucy Wood and her young nephew were among thousands of witnesses to the tower...

Grenfell: Finding and treating the bereaved and the witnesses

Outreach workers are striving to reach all those who may be living with the symptoms of post...

Grenfell: The healthcare response timeline

How NHS and other healthcare professionals responded when the fire began, and in the months...

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