Analysis

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...

Child abuse inquiry urges nurses to help survivors tell their stories

An independent inquiry into child sexual abuse is looking to nurses for support in bringing...

War on attrition: government tackles drop-out rates on nursing courses

Health Education England has been told to reduce drop-out rates by 50%.

Online market for buying nursing degree essays bigger than ever, academics warn

Nursing Standard investigations find cheating a growing concern and dozens of websites...

Changes to fitness to practise process starting to pay off for the NMC

Plans to speed up the lengthy process for fitness to practise (FtP) hearings and reduce the...

Nurse flu jab drive underway

The annual drive urging nurses and other healthcare staff to have their free flu vaccination...

Nurses count cost of car parking charges

NHS car parking charges hit the headlines again this month, as figures revealed a third of...

Training and knowledge in transgender issues being left to chance

Just 13% of nurses feel prepared to meet the needs of their transgender patients, according...

Exclusive: Half of nursing directors in England, Scotland and Wales in post for less...

More than half of all directors of nursing in England, Scotland and Wales have been in post...

Does new NMC rule protect reputations or is it a ‘mockery of transparency’?

Allegations against nurses and midwives will no longer be available for public scrutiny...

RCN warns 'pay restraint must end'

College makes case to review body

FGM remains a hidden crime, say MPs

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a hidden crime and a ‘national scandal’, MPs warned...

Mounting pressures on district nursing

Kings Fund report shows quality under threat

Toxic race equality climate persists in the NHS, RCN warns

Short-term initiatives 'fail to deal' with discrimination against black and minority ethnic...

Emergency in emergency care?

The RCN and Department of Health are among those to respond to Commons Health Committee...

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