Analysis

Winter pressures: how will the health service cope this time round?

With winter looming, pressure builds for Matt Hancock to turn around the past two years of...

Sling the Mesh

What you need to know about vaginal mesh surgery

Women are experiencing life-changing complications from vaginal mesh surgery, the use of...

Nurse managers have a vital role in the future success of social care

The government's promised social care measures will need strong nurse leadership and joined-...

People on different pathways head in same direction

New routes to nursing combined with education reform run risk of overwhelming workforce

Expansion of nursing roles and changes in placements may add to pressures on qualified staff

Telling it how it is: senior nurses voice concerns in RCNi survey

Nearly half of senior nursing workforce concerned for safe staffing on the front line

busy ward

EXCLUSIVE: The short staffing that is threatening patient safety across the UK

Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey results add weight to case for safe staffing law

Embedding patient experience in care service development

NHS Improvement publishes 'organisational diagnostic' framework to help senior nurses assess...

Heart

Heart of the matter: nurse-led collaboration to get serious about preventing...

A collaborative forum aims to take a 'whole-system' approach to reduce death rates from...

Digital

IT survey reveals mismatch between what community nurses want and what they have

With one in three community nurses still using paper-based systems, more needs to be done to...

Robot wards: RCN congress discusses the future of AI technology in health and social...

With the use of robotics advancing into healthcare, what ramifications are there for staff...

Nurses working in an emergency department

Lack of funding leaves NHS with ‘impossible’ task

The prime minister’s promise of a long-term funding settlement will not solve the crisis...

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

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

End of life care being compromised by lack of nurse training, exclusive survey reveals

Poor discharge planning and lack of funding identified by Nursing Standard and Marie Curie...

Directors of nursing should be involved in tackling NHS waste management problems, say...

RCN report on NHS England waste management reveals huge disparity in cost of processing waste

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...

Survey reveals end of life care compromised

Difficulties in delivering a dignified death intesify

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’...

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...

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