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Spiritual care is not as complex as we may think

The skills that draw us to the profession are a good foundation, says Macmillan’s Barry Quinn

A clearer picture of pain

Helping patients to identify their pain and its triggers is the first step in alleviating it

It is not part of my job to accept racist abuse from patients

Organisations set the tone that allows BME and other staff to speak up, says Michael Baptiste

Jane Bates: Nanny knows best

Jane Bates argues the case for a bit more nannying

First world war nurses’ achievements were overlooked, just as nursing is undervalued now

Nurses on the Western Front were skilled professionals, says historian Christine Hallett

Defence nurses share lessons from war

Armistice Day is a chance to reflect on how the history of nursing in war is passed on

Jane Bates: Skewed system lets bullying flourish

Two topical stories highlight flaws in the way the NHS deals with complaints against staff

Time for a seismic shift in global healthcare

Investment in primary healthcare is the change the world needs, says International Council...

Why I decided to quit my nursing course

Stress prompted Kirsty Sartain to quit her training, a decision she is still struggling with

Jane Bates: A rude reminder of my student self

Jane Bates recalls a surprising use for the tough loo rolls of yesteryear

Calorie labelling is welcome, but it won’t solve the obesity crisis

Compulsory labels can’t alone turn the tide, says RCN’s Helen Donovan

Time for a seismic shift in global healthcare

Investment in primary care is the change the world needs, says ICN director Howard Catton

HbA1c: What's in a name? And how can I remember it?...

Remembering the name of the diabetes blood test is a challenge, says Jane Bates

NMC will listen and learn from nurses and the public

Chair Philip Graf says the regulator is committed to improving how it deals with complaints

We’re all part of the solution to knife crime

Nurse Michelle Cox, whose son survived a machete attack, says violent crime is an issue for...

Poster points the way for nurses to tackle trafficking

Campaign aims to help victims of sexual exploitation self-identify and seek support

Nurse leaders must show the economic value of healthcare

If nurses want to be heard, they should address political agendas, says Thomas Kearns of the...

Jane Bates: You should get that looked at…

Given how difficult it can be to see a GP, are people finding other routes to healthcare?

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