​Sleepwalking into crisis

Nursing shortages and the financial challenges facing the NHS are putting the future of

Reducing health inequalities for older LGBTQ+ people

Older LGBTQ+ people have low expectations of health and social care as they age, and fears

Best possible care for prisoners at the end of life

A team at HM Prison Norwich have received a prestigious award for high quality palliative

A storm is coming: are we prepared?

Why the public must be involved in developing a new model of social care

Jane Bates: Nurses' vital role in changing attitudes towards people with dementia

Greater acceptance of older people with dementia is helping families to cope, says Jane

Care homes should get creative

Arts programmes can improve the lives of older people

Partnership model improves care for older people

How a joint-service rehabilitation unit in Nottingham reduces delays in discharge

Prisons must develop dementia strategy, says ombudsman

Prisons and probation ombudsman says staff need help to manage rapidly growing older

Older people hit by Brexit backlash

Beth Britton challenges those who are using Brexit as an excuse for ageism

DeAR-GP aids dementia diagnosis

Dementia case-finding tool helps to reduce the number of undiagnosed cases and implement...

Care homes as centres of learning

Care England's honorary nursing adviser Deborah Sturdy talks about a pilot scheme which will...

The ‘perfect’ death

By using advance directives, nurses can help to initiate conversations between patients and...

Registrants’ guide to revalidation

Beverley Marriott explains why nurses and midwives should not feel too anxious about...

RCN's centenary offers a chance to reflect on a century of change

Former RCN president Lucy Ottley once said: ‘What an opportunity we have to guide the future...

A change for the better

Revalidation, one of the most significant changes to the regulation of nurses and midwives,...

Keep your eyes – and mind – open to signs of domestic abuse

Abuse is often hidden behind an 'ordinary' relationship, says RCN Nurse of the Year Amanda...

Voices - Being a Care Maker means sharing the spirit of the 6Cs, says Jane Cummings

Last month a celebration event was held for Care Makers – those volunteers who act as...

Inspirational lessons in frailty

Frailty in older patients is an important issue that we all need to be aware of in light of...