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Singing from the same song sheet

Forth Valley Nurses’ Choir is making a name for itself by singing at hospitals and charity...

Reaping rewards of a standard approach

Efficiency savings need not be merely quantified in simple cash terms. Standardising...

Rallying support for an unpaid army

Unpaid carers fulfil a vital role looking after family members or friends who are sick,...

Use staff wisely to save NHS money

The NHS could save up to £2 billion a year by improving workflow and containing workforce...

From out of reach to back in the loop

A pioneering project to address mental health problems in young men from African-Caribbean...

Blowing the whistle on bad practice

Delilah Hesling, the UK’s first patient safety ombudsman, says she found supporting staff a...

Select the very best tools for the job

The NHS could save £1 billion a year through better procurement, according to Lord Carter, a...

The home front on pressure ulcers

Tissue viability specialist nurses at Guy’s and St Thomas’ trust in London are training care...

Get on your bike to boost sustainability

Sussex Community NHS Trust’s award-winning Care Without Carbon strategy is reducing waste...

A strategy to put nurses in the driving seat

Key aspects of the new strategy for nursing and midwifery will be revealed at the chief...

An alliance for action on climate change

In 1988 the United Nations formed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, charged...

A powerful new voice for nursing

The House of Lords’ newest nurse member has high hopes for her role, reports Sophie Blakemore

Progress in pain management

Pain management is not always given the priority it deserves. An RCN framework aims to equip...

It’s time to end the attack on nurses’ pay

If you ask any nurse why they chose this profession it is unlikely they will say it was...

A powerful new voice for nursing

Mary Watkins will join the House of Lords as its fifth nurse peer. She has almost 40 years’...

Testing times for BRCA gene carriers

New commissioning guidance sets out who should be offered gene testing for raised risk of...

A helping hand for diabetes care

Specialist nurse Sandra Singleton and her team won Nursing Standard’s diabetes nursing award...

Seven-day services open new doors

In the drive to deliver seven-day NHS services, organisations have been told to focus on a...

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