Analysis

Maze

Access to older people's services is 'complicated and confusing', CQC...

Report suggests integration can improve services, but highlights navigation difficulties

Inspectors highlight lack of joined-up health and adult social care services

Focus on managing delayed discharges has ‘almost overwhelmed other priorities’, warns Care...

Depression

Collaborative working to treat depression in care home residents

New report offers examples of good practice for care home staff

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

CQC report highlights shortfalls in care provision for over 65s

Beyond Barriers takes a holistic look at interaction of NHS and social care services in...

Nurse managers have a vital role in the future success of social care

The government's promised social care measures will need strong nurse leadership and joined-...

Gosport scandal: what it means for older people’s nurses

Experts say nurses must be able to feel confident about appropriate use of opioids

Multimorbidity

Why we need to act now to tackle the global phenomenon of multi-morbidity

As the number of people with multi-morbidity continues to rise, we must change our approach...

Senior smoking

'Silent impact' of the baby-boomer generation's substance misuse...

The long-term effects of a cultural shift that saw recreational drug and alcohol use rise...

Exclusive: The threats to safety faced by nurses who work alone

Nurses who work alone are subject to a multitude of dangers

Intermediate care benefits older people despite limited funding

English audit reveals 90% of patients either improve or maintain their independence after an...

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...

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’...

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...

Time to shift focus on the social care workforce

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

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,...

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