Analysis

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

Violence against nurses: are tougher penalties the answer?

The new law and alarms for lone workers are a step in the right direction, say experts

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NHS workforce diversity: how to speed up the ‘glacial’ pace of progress

Can boycotting interview panels that don't have BME representation make a difference?

RCNi launches interactive decision support tool created by nurses for nurses

Evidence-based resource aids clinical decision-making at the bedside

student looking downcast

Nursing student attrition remains stubbornly high – but support is out there

Nurse workforce shortages make the student drop-out rate a more pressing concern than ever

Sling the Mesh

What you need to know about vaginal mesh surgery

Women are experiencing life-changing complications from vaginal mesh surgery, the use of...

Cannabis as medicine

Medicinal cannabis: how the new law could herald a nursing specialty

Nurses can play a vital role in educating the public about cannabis as a medicine

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Brexit and the NHS: ‘four out of five nurses fear the health service will suffer’

Nursing Standard and Sunday Mirror survey reveals nurses’ concerns for the NHS, post-Brexit

People on different pathways head in same direction

New routes to nursing combined with education reform run risk of overwhelming workforce

Expansion of nursing roles and changes in placements may add to pressures on qualified staff

Blood services step up efforts to recruit younger nurses

Services across the UK are targeting graduates and say any vacancies are serious

NHS funding: ‘Prioritise nursing and listen to front-line staff’

It’s not just how much the NHS gets, but what it's spent on that matters...

Diabetes: why mental well-being is so important for glycaemic control

Depression often goes hand in hand with a diabetes diagnosis, but support is sorely lacking

EXCLUSIVE: The short staffing that is threatening patient safety across the UK

Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey results add weight to case for safe staffing law

Why NHS pay agreement needs to mark the start of better deals for all UK nurses

Non-AfC staff and NHS nurses across the UK will be looking for a pay rise too

Nurse training targeted to reduce suicide rate

Initiative aims to cut suicides by 10%; funding focused on eight hotspots

How fitness to practise fears raise suicide risk for troubled nurses

Campaign group calls for better support for nurses reported to regulator

Employers fall short in tackling staff stress and burnout

Survey shows efforts to provide clinical supervision and relaxation classes aren’t reaching

‘Nurses risk failing to revalidate without protected CPD time’

RCN warns that pressures on funding and staffing mean nurses have no time for CPD at work

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