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Trailblazing trust: 'We think about race in everything we do' ...

East London NHS Foundation Trust's honest, committed approach to equality and diversity has...

Nursing in Somalia: ‘I have saved many lives – that’s what’s important’

Conflict and drought have created desperate conditions for the people of Somalia, forcing...

Capture the fracture: nurse-led service targets osteoporosis

A community service designed to help people with osteoporosis avoid secondary fragility...

Progress on sexual health threatened by spending cuts

Against a worrying backdrop of funding cuts and rising incidence of some sexually...

Early warning: the dashboard that shows nursing teams how well they are performing

The world’s first national care assurance system is being introduced in Scotland to give...

Why your trust will be listening to your views

Organisations that want a good CQC rating will soon have to make extra efforts to engage...

We need to talk about dementia prevention

Including conversations about dementia in the NHS Health Check programme helps people aged...

Talent and dedication: RCNi Nurse Awards student finalists hold key to nursing’s future

From tackling mental health issues in young people to supporting victims of modern slavery...

Fast track for nursing’s future leaders

Today’s nursing students are expected to develop their leadership skills from the start of...

Be brave and report poor practice

Raising concerns can be difficult, especially for nursing students who fear the consequences...

Nursing Standard at 30: 'It has always been about making things better for nurses...

In 1987 the RCN took a leap of faith and invested in a new, weekly nursing magazine. Former...

Change and challenge: 30 years of senior nursing

If you could turn back time, would you? A senior nurse today may have more influence than...

Mary Seacole: a legacy of inclusion for future generations

A controversial but successful appeal paid for a memorial statue of Crimean war heroine Mary...

NHS assets for sale

A government-commissioned report has recommended the NHS release cash by selling off land it...

Practice nursing: an action plan for a disparate workforce

NHS England has published a ten-point plan to raise the profile of general practice nursing...

Why waiting times for elective treatment are getting longer – again

The NHS in England has reached a dubious milestone, with more than four million people...

Outdoor spaces improve dementia care

Spending time outdoors can reduce symptoms of depression in care home residents with...

Singing their way to better health

Three practice nurses with a passion for singing started a group for people with COPD – with

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