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Details of new safe staffing rules in Wales revealed

Safe staffing levels of nurses will soon be mandatory in Welsh hospitals, including an...

‘No coherent workforce plan’ as NHS faces worsening nurse shortage

The nursing shortage is worsening, with NHS workforce planning unfit for purpose

'I've been assaulted, most nurses have'

MPs urged to extend tougher penalties for attacks

News analysis: Pay cap scrapped

7 key questions for the government

The data-sharing system that could save the lives of abused children

A system that triggers safeguarding alerts when at-risk children attend emergency...

Stress and anxiety driving nursing students to seek support

Yet a Nursing Standard investigation reveals many universities do not monitor the reasons...

Everyone stands to gain from diversity in leadership

To improve BME staff representation at senior level, the NHS must start by ensuring all...

Exclusive: nurse sickness absence

One in ten nurse sick days down to stress or depression

Tackling the gender imbalance in nursing

Are male-only bursaries the answer?

Nurses welcome increase in free childcare but stumbling blocks loom

Parents of young children may be entitled to 30 hours a week of free childcare from the...

Exclusive: Student drop-out rates put profession at further risk

Attrition data obtained by Nursing Standard shows one in four nursing students are not...

EXCLUSIVE: Nurse director turnover

More than half of UK nurse directors started their job in 2015 or later

Exclusive: nursing degree apprenticeships stalled by education changes and funding

Only 30 nurse apprentices will begin university courses this September, well below the 1,000...

Analysis: will nurse training places plan work?

Government to fund extra 10,000 training places for nurses, midwives and AHPs

Acid attacks: news analysis

Health professionals dealing with a growing number of attacks

Long-awaited changes expected to speed up fitness to practise cases

Reforms that give more powers to case examiners and the option of agreeing ‘undertakings’...

Nurse backs challenge to law on assisted dying

As the issue of assisted dying comes under the spotlight once again, Nursing Standard speaks...

Exclusive: new Council of Deans of Health chair talks to Nursing Standard

'This is the most turbulent time in education I can remember'

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