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A close call

Sometimes instinct takes over, says Jane Bates.

Age of reason

How old are you? Not the number of candles on your birthday cake; I’m talking about your...

Question Marc

I have been told that I have to attend a meeting with my manager next week about a complaint...

Voices - Yvonne Coghill says we do not always appreciate what we have in the NHS

With the NHS we have the best healthcare service in the world. It is ‘free at the point of...

Support till the end

Having spent a number of years working as a district nursing sister, I remember the sheer...

Voices - The safe staffing challenge needs some Edith Cavell spirit, says Susan Osborne

I recently returned from the Mount Cavell Challenge, a week of physical and mental...

The march goes on

Why is homophobia and discrimination against LGBT people still acceptable in the NHS, asks...

Same old story

Jane Bates has no truck with ‘pariah’ attitudes.

Caught napping

I was 19 when I got a job as a trainee reporter on a local paper, and the world of work...

Workforce

Before Twitter, publishing a letter in the Times newspaper was an effective way of...

There is no place in health care for unhealthy attitudes towards LGBT staff

As a report from LGBT campaigning charity Stonewall reveals that LGBT health and social care...

A Canadian challenge in honour of nurse Edith Cavell

Susan Osborne travelled to Canada to join other healthcare professionals raising money for...

Voices - Nurses can engage with young people to improve care, says Viv Bennett

More than 300 delegates from around the world came to London in July to attend the school...

Shocking statistics

An independent panel of experts last year declared the NHS to be the best healthcare system...

IT? Not for me

Jane Bates’ tech-savvy friend has an uphill task.

Smooth delivery

The guys who do the supermarket home deliveries are always chatty, and today’s caller is no...

Best defence is preparation

Three nurses, all from different wards, have put in sexual harassment complaints against a...

A turn for the worse

With the Assisted Dying Bill due to be introduced in the House of Commons on September 11, I...

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