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Hospital Admiral Nurse service transforms dementia care

Nurse Pam Kehoe explains how a carer’s complaint about the lack of dementia support prompted...

Nurse-led initiatives transforming patient care across the East Midlands

Nursing Standard’s series celebrating modern nursing roles in the UK continues with a focus...

Nursing in the Trump era

Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election in November stunned the world. As he...

Nurse-led telephone service proves effective in endometrial cancer follow-up

Kinta Beaver leads the Endometrial Cancer Telephone (ENDCAT) trial team. Here, she explains...

Understanding the moments that matter to patients

Macmillan Cancer Support has identified eight behaviours that can help staff build a...

‘It’s becoming harder to survive month to month’

Five years of the 1% cap on pay rises have left NHS nurses up to 14% worse off in real terms...

Formal recognition for advanced nurse practitioners

The RCN is preparing a credentialing programme to end confusion about what constitutes an...

Parents are effective safety net in infant hip screening programme

A guide created by nurses is helping parents screen their infants for developmental...

Care behind bars

Nursing in the UK's largest prison

From The Boss to The Big Short: highlights of 2016

At this time of year we normally ask our columnists and regular contributors to choose their...

Skin conditions: ‘At last we are delivering a gold standard service’

Consultant nurse Karina Jackson explains how psychological screening and support is helping...

HIV in South Africa

'Ultimately young people will end the epidemic'

'The NHS Pay Review Body benefits nurses'...

Constrained in recent years by the government’s insistence on a 1% pay cap, the review body...

Child cancer: ‘The transition to palliative care is profoundly emotional’

Nurse researchers examined how parents and staff experience the period when a child moves...

Crisis in the care home sector

Given the right conditions, care homes offer rewarding roles for nurses and create...

Help patients cope with the financial toll of cancer

A cancer diagnosis is difficult enough, but for many people it also leads to severe...

Helpline nursing: important, highly skilled and surprisingly satisfying

Nurses who work on health helplines have finely-honed communication skills and an...
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