Analysis

More time for patients

Shift in hospital culture frees up time

Take on more frontline responsibilities, nurses told

Two recent reports seek to empower nurses in light of staff shortages

Compassion in Practice model lacked junior nurse buy-in

As NHS England unveiled the details of Leading Change, Adding Value, the new nursing...

Leadership programme for district nurses wins Nurse Award category

A leadership training programme devised and delivered by a team in Surrey is improving...

New national policy sets out support system for whistleblowers

Nurses and other NHS staff who raise concerns about safety or the quality of patient care...

Nurses call for protected time for revalidation CPD

Nurses are concerned about meeting the continuing professional development (CPD)...

Annual NHS survey shows that three quarters of staff work overtime,

The annual NHS staff survey is a chance to discover how front line staff feel about their...

Get the most from revalidation

At the start of this month, the first nurses to begin the revalidation process will have...

Productivity still ‘not good enough’ says Carter review

The starting gun has been fired. After 18 months of work, Lord Carter’s roadmap for...

Vanguard sites look at new ways to deliver care

A major project to find new models of care for the NHS to cope with increasing demands and...

Nursing associates: a return to state enrolled nurses?

Plan for unregulated support role seen as a way to obtain ‘nursing skills on the cheap’,...

RCN launches centenary celebrations

The value of nursing leadership is highlighted in the RCN centenary exhibition, which opened...

General practice nurses urged to join professional mainstream

There has never been a time of greater opportunity for nurses working in general practice,...

Providing health care from army camp to civvy street

Not many nurses have to learn to use a pistol and rifle, but Elizabeth Shillito did. It was...

Food and drink message has to work down from the top

Fresh guidance aimed at reducing poor nutrition and hydration in patients places more...

Buying into a greater product procurement role for nurses

At the chief nursing officer (CNO) for England’s summit this month, the RCN will publicise...

Political influence

Senior nurses in Northern Ireland are to be trained in political influencing to help them...

Chief nursing officer for Ireland aims to ‘bring nurses together’

When Ireland's chief nursing officer (CNO) Siobhan O’Halloran was appointed to her post two...

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