Malnutrition in care homes should not be overlooked

In this issue of Nursing Older People we examine three important areas of practice:...

RCN sets the bar high for advanced nursing status

It’s good to see the college taking the lead on defining advanced practice, and it seems...

Try to be a skilled companion to older people this Christmas

The holiday season can be a lonely time for many older people.

Nurses will benefit from NMC’s new approach to hearings

Overhauling procedure for fitness to practise cases will save money, says Graham Scott.

Nurses need better training in managing pain

A survey of nurses shows that one third had inadequate knowledge of pain management

Let’s redress the balance with Nurse Awards

The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they...

Editorial: Unions' exasperation over pay is justified

Money released by chancellor must go to those keeping teh NHS running, says Graham Scott

The barriers to nursing home staff accessing continuing professional development

Nicky Hayes says the care sector, education providers and individual nurses need to work...

A new look for an evolving profession

Nursing Older People editor Lisa Berry welcomes you to the new website and journal

Digital can help with care

Welcome to the June issue of Nursing Older People. This month, Deidre Wild and colleagues...

Individualisation comes at a cost

Nursing roles are advancing to meet the challenges of caring for people with multimorbidity...

Are you ready for revalidation?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council launches its new revalidation system for UK nurses and...

Importance of identifying frailty

Identifying frailty is a core business for healthcare professionals who work with older...

We value your contribution

Age UK’s briefing on the health and care of older people in England 2015 paints a stark...

Less politics, please

Chancellor George Osborne’s plan for a UK national living wage, unveiled in this year’s...