Analysis

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...

End of Life

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’...

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...

The problems in nurse retention: understaffed, underachieving and underpaid

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

Nursing Now: Globally advocating for nursing leadership

Nurses need to be more engaged in the development of policy and services, say experts

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,...

Have your say on building the NHS workforce

Health Education England is consulting on draft proposals to cope with increasing demand and...

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...

Schwartz rounds: bringing staff together to improve well-being and promote better...

Findings from a study into the effectiveness of Schwartz rounds suggest that staff who...

The political agenda for healthcare in the UK

Workforce shortages, NHS pressures and nursing pay were high on the agenda for politicians...

Staff shortages compromising care, RCN survey finds

Staffing levels are having a huge impact on quality of care, nurses often feel they are not...

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