What the election means for the NHS

During the general election on 8 June, polls suggested the NHS was the number one priority...

Number crunching: are there enough nurses?

Using freedom of information requests, the RCN has found that despite the Conservative party...

'We need to combat negativity'

Professor Dame Jessica Corner talks to Nursing Standard

Evidence of discrimination against BME nurses revealed

Black and Asian nurses and midwives are being disproportionately referred to the Nursing and...

How a programme for future nurse leaders has prepared them for the top

At the end of 2015, deputy directors of nursing were being interviewed for one of 15 sought-...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey reveals realities of front-line nursing

Almost 60% of nurses feel stressed all or most of the time, according to an exclusive...

Approved apprenticeship pathways offer new routes into nursing

Nurses in England have been actively involved in developing a series of standards healthcare...

Sustainability and transformation plans: the 'biggest change ever'...

With health services continuing to feel the strain, collaboration will give nurses, doctors...

Fears for nursing workforce as retirement rate surges

More than 65,850 NHS staff began the retirement process in 2015-16, adding to pressures on...

How do nurses become e-nurses?

Healthcare staff will need more training to take advantage of developments in IT

Changes to fitness to practise process starting to pay off for the NMC

Plans to speed up the lengthy process for fitness to practise (FtP) hearings and reduce the

Nurse flu jab drive underway

The annual drive urging nurses and other healthcare staff to have their free flu vaccination

Exclusive: Half of nursing directors in England, Scotland and Wales in post for less

More than half of all directors of nursing in England, Scotland and Wales have been in post

RCN warns 'pay restraint must end'

College makes case to review body

FGM remains a hidden crime, say MPs

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a hidden crime and a ‘national scandal’, MPs warned

NHS England's extensive lititgation costs

More than 15,000 claims were made against the NHS in England in 2015/16, NHS Litigation

Mounting pressures on district nursing

Kings Fund report shows quality under threat

Toxic race equality climate persists in the NHS, RCN warns

Short-term initiatives 'fail to deal' with discrimination against black and minority ethnic...