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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...

Workplace safety remains a concern as staff injury bill tops £47 million

The overall bill for compensation payments and legal costs for NHS staff injuries last year...

New year will bring new routes into nursing

Nursing degree apprentices, and nursing associates, will change the landscape of the...

Review of 2016: A year of challenges and triumphs for nurses

Stephanie Jones-Berry looks back on a year of challenges and triumphs for nurses.

Too many BME nurses – and men – being referred to the NMC, report reveals

Disproportionate numbers of nurses from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds are...

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