Communication – with patients and colleagues – is a running theme in this month’s content
While the RCN and the country face uncertain times, nursing care continues
Turmoil at the RCN should not distract us from what really matters – elevating nursing care
It’s a time of year when nurses are starting their careers, and they deserve encouragement
Nursing Standard’s new editor Lynn Eaton invites readers to help shape the news
Angela Hall’s innovative work has transformed the care of people with heart conditions
Our columnist’s thoughts turn to Christmas, killjoys… and rhyming couplets
Community nurses should tackle financial abuse, says QNI Scotland's Clare Cable
Agency nurses don't demoralise NHS staff – it's the sheer lack of nurses that's the problem
A surprising answer leaves Jane Bates incredulous
It’s time to recognise the contribution nursing students make, says Kelly Hitchcock
The government would do well to follow the examples of our closest neighbours
How to be at the forefront of the drive to improve care for inpatients with diabetes
Temporary staff now have to cover chronic nursing shortages, not just unplanned absence
As a nurse, it's important to avoid being seen to endorse a product or service
Patients are sometimes allowed to see bedside notes but have no automatic right to do so
Ministers’ ‘golden hellos’ plan to boost district nurse recruitment still hasn’t materialised
This frank and bold text sets out to dispel assumptions and fill a much-needed gap in health...
A useful, well-written book primarily aimed at less experienced supervisors and supervisees...
Retired practice development nurse Valerie McGurk reviews Snowball in a Blizzard: The Tricky...
Individual stories that will resonate with those who experience pain are included in this...
The blurb on the back cover says this book is for nurses and other professionals in mental...
Useful activities to help boost confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing in older people
Clinicians who are obese are less able to give patients health advice, says NHS England
The health secretary vowed to tackle agency spend. Nursing Standard readers have their say
Readers comment on calls for front-line staff who do not have the flu jab to be redeployed
Nurse Isabel Amaro received little support from her profession, unlike her colleague, doctor...
RCN mental health forum chair Ed Freshwater says bullying is not taken seriously enough
Nursing Standard readers have their say on what Matt Hancock should focus on