Flawed figures for the UK are a distraction in the State of the World’s Nursing report
With the current focus on data protection, the answer may surprise you
Timing is all in politics, says James Buchan
Since the mid-1980s, the Pay Review Body has been fairly successful in keeping nurse pay on an even keel, but it’s clear the system now needs fixing, says workforce expert James Buchan
With ‘self-sufficiency’ in NHS staffing yet to materialise, the UK relies on skilled workers from abroad to maintain viable services
The Nursing and Midwifery Council requires nurses and midwives to report any convictions or cautions they receive, but do parking fines and other fixed-penalty motoring offences fall within this category?
An increasing number of medication incidents are due to calculation errors, and while numeracy tests may seem yet another hoop to jump through they are to help protect patient safety and your registration, and will likely become more common
As the registered nurse preparing medicines, you are ultimately responsible for making sure the patient takes them. If you delegate this task, make sure you have a system in place in which someone witnesses the patient take the medication so that doses are not omitted, says medicines management expert Matt Griffiths
With demand for nurses greater than ever, what can employers do to attract and retain the best talent?