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Celebrating the pioneers of nursing degrees

On the 60th anniversary of the nursing department at the University of Edinburgh, Jennifer...

Stake your claim for universal credit

Many nurses and healthcare assistants may not be receiving the financial support they are...

Step up to a ward sister role

Many staff nurses aspire to be a ward sister. But making a success of one of the toughest...

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Meet the nurses who are now chief executives

Standard care by day and by night

Nurses at a London trust are working together to make sure that patients receive the same...

Five year plan for mental health gets a detailed 'road map'

No one argues with the Five Year Forward View’s plan to give mental health equal status with...

Improving patient care and staff satisfaction in the North West

Nursing Standard's series celebrating modern nursing roles around the UK – to mark the...

Award-winning service transforms care for people with suspected DVT

By using ultrasound in the community to confirm or exclude DVT, Jo Boyd and her team reduce...

Improving end of life care for marginalised groups

When her homeless cousin killed in an accident was found to have cancer, Jane Carpenter...

Nurse innovations transform trust's approach to alcohol harm...

A team of nurses has introduced a raft of initiatives to prevent and treat alcohol abuse....

1 in 100 babies: why we created a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder pathway

Many women are unaware that even low level alcohol consumption during pregnancy is...

Push to promote profile of cancer nurses in Europe

Cancer nursing is well-developed in the UK but in some European countries there is little...

How we empowered dads to boost their children’s wellbeing

Heather Henry helps fathers in a deprived area learn coping strategies from each other.

After Brexit: nursing a divided UK

The EU referendum results revealed deep divisions between the four UK countries and sparked...

Supporting care home residents with hydration

An innovative toolkit is helping to ensure older people remain hydrated

Bridging the nursing gender pay gap

Experts say the NHS has to take action to correct the huge gender imbalance – and female...

Electronic observations are improving patient outcomes

Hospitals in Manchester are using nurse-led technology to identify sepsis

Making hospitals safer at night

A new Hospital at Night electronic management system is improving patient safety and giving...

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