Analysis

An illustration showing a group of nurses and healthcare professionals standing around blocks spelling the word BREXIT which casts a shadow that spells NHS

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

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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

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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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Hospital food: the trusts yet to reach nutrition standards

Providers in England making good progress on the five standards, but there is still work to...

Short-staffing pressure threatens nurses’ well-being

Nurses’ well-being is threatened by staff shortages that result in many regularly working

Compulsory flu jab for NHS staff – moral duty, or morale wrecker?

Opinion is divided about how best to boost nurses’ uptake of the influenza vaccine

Pay and recruitment take centre stage at congress

Delegates will debate staffing, the water bottle issue and how to attract more men into

Dearth of board-level nurses bad for patients

More nurses needed on boards to avoid strategic missteps

How nurses can protect continence care

Take action if care is compromised, say nurse leaders

Respiratory disease: how collaboration can make a crucial difference

Non-specialists in all fields of nursing can help improve diagnosis, treatment and access

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