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Don’t patronise me

Why do so many complex issues in the health service get boiled down to crusades that do...

Knuckle down

We don’t use massage enough, says Jane Bates.

Short shelf life

The hob is crowded. A pan has been shoved to one side, leaving its handle over the gas. I...

Workforce

When NHS England took over work on safe staffing guidance last month from the National...

New tool to help nurses improve nutritional care

Contains measures for quality of care as well as barriers and patient experience

I'm in work Jeremy. Are you? ...

Contrary to recent comments from health secretary Jeremy Hunt, consultants are not fat-cats...

Question Marc

What is a lasting power of attorney?

Voices - Janet Finch says the regulator has progressed, but it can still do more

Over the past few years, the Nursing and Midwifery Council has committed itself to the...

We need an uprising

Nurses and other public sector workers were dealt another blow by the government last week...

In plain sight

Jane Bates sparks a stimulating discussion.

It’s just not cricket

Please can we have our ball back mister? ‘Just this once. But tell your dad that the next...

Council of Deans of Health and Universities UK should stick to their primary purpose

Scrapping nursing bursaries and bringing in tuition fees will do nothing to address...

Voices - Nurses’ immense worth should not be underrated, says Yvonne Coghill

In her inaugural address to delegates at RCN congress in Bournemouth last month, new RCN...

When art mimics life

An innovative approach to helping staff understand dementia was adopted by North East London...

Seeing scents

Jane Bates gets a message in a bottle.

A meal to die for

It might have gone down in the annals of true crime as murder by potato if things had turned...

Medicines management

How can we stop medicines from being wasted?

Voices - Nurses have shown they are stronger than ever, says Peter Carter

Let’s face it – nursing staff have had more than their fair share of battles recently....

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