Opinion

Editorial

Nurses

How does nursing attract and retain strong leaders?

Ward managers should be excluded from staff numbers so they are free to take on supervisory...

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Summer of protest message is getting through

Nurses must come together to prevent a real-terms pay cut.

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Now more than ever, nurses need resilience

Horrendous events in London and Manchester have put healthcare staff under enormous pressure.

RCNi award winners Susie Scales and Amy Sims

It's time to reward nursing leadership...

Nurses such as RCNi award winners Susie Scales and Amy Sims must be encouraged to thrive.

Value our workforce

Demonstrating how we value our workforce

There may be a role for specialist nurses in meeting the needs of new recruits.

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Let's work together to spread good practice...

At a two day summit in Birmingham, health secretary Jeremy Hunt calls on organisations to...

Comment

Genomics: decoding the future of nursing care

With rising use of genetics and genomics, an education standard is key for nurse leaders

Nurse mentors needed for anatomy knowledge project

Investigating the correlation between perceived and actual anatomical knowledge

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Why providing good examples of leadership is imperative for all of us

If nurses can think about how to be good role models, we can teach the next generation...

Encouraging professionalism in research-informed practice environments

How the National Institute for Health Research is putting evidence at the heart of decision-...

Make your voice heard on international recruitment

World Health Organization code aimed at tackling global shortage of healthcare workers

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Nurses in the United States must understand the business side of healthcare

Health and business are inextricably linked and nurses are in a prime position to take...

Expert advice

Can employers read personal messages sent via work email?

With the current focus on data protection, the answer may surprise you

Workforce: Offer to Jamaican nurses marred by Windrush

Timing is all in politics, says James Buchan

Workforce: What can we learn from the ‘pay pendulum’ of decades ago?

Since the mid-1980s, the Pay Review Body has been fairly successful in keeping nurse pay on...

Workforce: Immigration of skilled younger nurses keeps our NHS running

With ‘self-sufficiency’ in NHS staffing yet to materialise, the UK relies on skilled workers...

Legal advice: Do I have to report a parking fine to the Nursing and Midwifery Council?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council requires nurses and midwives to report any convictions or...

Medicines management: Should applicants for staff nurse posts have numeracy tests?

An increasing number of medication incidents are due to calculation errors, and while...

Reviews

Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare

Book review: Quality and Safety in Nursing

Ensuring that care is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient centred.

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Book review: Clinical Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare

New ways to evaluate leadership in nursing.

Book review: Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky Problem of Uncertainty in Medicine

Retired practice development nurse Valerie McGurk reviews Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky...

Book review: Transitions to Practice: Essential Concepts for Health and Social Care...

Principle lecturer Kay Norman reviews Transitions to Practice: Essential Concepts for Health...

Book review: Revalidation: A Journey for Nurses and Midwives

Professional development and revalidation lead nurse Carolyn Middleton reviews Revalidation...

Book review: Nurses and Nursing: The Person and the Profession

Patient experience and quality manager Eleanor Sherwen reviews Nurses and Nursing: The...

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