Analysis

Fears potential mature nursing students are being put off by fees

About 6,000 fewer mature students have applied to start nursing courses this coming autumn...

PJ paralysis Twitter campaign gets trusts moving

What started as a simple Twitter discussion about getting patients dressed and out of their...

'We need to combat negativity'

Professor Dame Jessica Corner talks to Nursing Standard

RCN pay strike poll: has the tipping point been reached?

As anger over the ongoing pay cap mounts, the RCN council has asked its members what they...

Exclusive: Decline in degree places for learning disability nursing

Despite a call for more front-line staff after the Winterbourne View scandal and high demand...

How a programme for future nurse leaders has prepared them for the top

At the end of 2015, deputy directors of nursing were being interviewed for one of 15 sought-...

Westminster attack: 'You can't help but be humbled by how our staff responded...

When nurses, colleagues and patients found themselves drawn into the centre of the terrorist...

Freedom to speak up? Extra protection mooted for NHS whistleblowers

NHS whistleblowers will have extra protection when they seek new jobs under plans being...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Sunday Mirror survey reveals realities of front-line nursing

Almost 60% of nurses feel stressed all or most of the time, according to an exclusive...

Under pressure: A day on the front line

Three nurses share their diaries from a typical shift

Exclusive: Newly qualified nurses should have limited prescribing powers, draft NMC...

Graduating nurses in the UK will be given limited prescribing powers, according to the...

Tackling malnutrition: more work needed to meet standards

Almost half of hospitals in England are not meeting mandatory food and drink standards,...

Exclusive: Nursing Standard-Marie Curie end of life survey findings

More than four out of ten nurses and healthcare assistants (HCAs) have received no training...

Universities speak out on fall in degree applications

​In the face of reductions in applications for nursing degree programmes, universities in...

‘Nursing is in crisis and we desperately need this pay rise’

Nurses struggling to pay heating bills, turning to costly pay day loans and pawning their...

Training needed to tackle stigma around HIV

Report reveals examples of poor care for older people with HIV

Nurse-led team manages clinical testing of products to cut NHS costs

A team of nursing professionals is helping to lower NHS costs and enhance services by more...

NHS in ‘crisis’: voices from the frontline

Healthcare experts have agreed the NHS is in a state of crisis, and are demanding the...

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