Analysis

MPs demand urgent review of social care funding

It could take ten years to achieve the cultural and system changes needed for health and...

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...

'Long way to go' for high quality end of life care ...

A recent BMJ study has shown that clinical commissioning groups are not equipped to achieve

How care homes are being short-changed

As care homes struggle to make ends meet, research shows those who pay for their own care...

Older domestic abuse victims need targeted support

Domestic abuse charity SafeLives is calling for a focus on older victims of domestic abuse

How one organisation has enhanced acute care for older patients

Positive results shine through for trust's pilot scheme enhancing the care of older

Will staff shortages force care homes to close?

Skills for Care survey finds one fifth of nurses in the adult social care sector work on

RCN warns 'pay restraint must end'

College makes case to review body

Pressures on district nursing affecting quality, says King's Fund

The decline in district nurse numbers is well known. A fall of 48% between 2000 and 2014 has

Mounting pressures on district nursing

Kings Fund report shows quality under threat

Care homes may close due to cost of national living wage

​Minimum pay rate of £7.20 per hour set to increase operators’ overheads

Vanguards show the way in older people’s care

Encouraging improvements have been achieved, but spreading these successes more widely may...

Care home nurses may desert rather than face revalidation

Two months ago, the Nursing and Midwifery Council launched a revalidation model that all...

Nurses urged to comment on draft multimorbidity guidance

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued draft guidance to...

Gaps remain in end of life care services

Variation the quality of care provision has been found following the first national audit of...

Revalidation starts for first wave of nurses and midwives

At the start of this month, the first nurses to use the new revalidation system will have...

Use of new technology to help patients receive care at home

Innovative technology is being piloted in the NHS to help older people receive more care at...

Faster access means quicker discharge

Faster access to specialist care for frail, older patients at a Kent emergency department (...

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