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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'

Unique nursing partnership forged between UK and China

King's College London is helping to develop nursing in China in a collaboration that is...

Many worry not enough is being done to persuade EU nurses to stay

The prime minister says there is a ‘fair and serious offer’ on EU citizens’ rights after...

Processing tragedy: the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire

The shocking tower block fire in London may have long-term effects for those who were there...

Exclusive: Falling EU nurse figures spark fresh concerns over Brexit

New figures show fewer EU nurses in post at certain ‘high-risk’ trusts and fewer joining the...

Government 'must heed healthcare warnings'

Nurse leaders stress need to scrap pay cap and fund social care

NHS cyber attack: the lessons to be learned

Nurses across England and Scotland had to cope with major disruption last month when dozens...

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...

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