Editorial

Editorial: how will the education shake-up affect attrition target?

The government’s effort to tackle drop-out rates is laudable, but it comes as nurse...

Editorial: cheating is never okay, but don’t be too quick to judge

Desperate circumstances may sometimes lead to desperate measures in cases of academic...

Editorial: leadership support scheme a boost

A scheme will see deputy nurse directors offered additional mentoring and support by more

Nurses will benefit from NMC’s new approach to hearings

Overhauling procedure for fitness to practise cases will save money, says Graham Scott.

Don’t penalise nurses for driving to work

NHS trusts must play fair when it comes to car parking charges, says Graham Scott

Staff gossip could highlight urgent concerns

Impromptu conversations at the water cooler can be a useful barometer of morale
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Let’s redress the balance with Nurse Awards

The annual RCNi Nurse Awards exist so that healthcare staff receive the recognition they

Should we drop our Black History Month special issue?

Nursing Standard editor Graham Scott asks if it's time to try a new approach to raising BME...

Editorial: Unions' exasperation over pay is justified

Money released by chancellor must go to those keeping teh NHS running, says Graham Scott

Editorial: Time for recognition where it’s due

An RCN project that will provide formal credentials for advanced nursing skills is a...

Turnover of nurse directors remains worryingly high

Nursing Standard’s annual survey of nurse directors indicates unsettled leadership but

Editor Graham Scott warns nurses' voices must be heard

The debacle over student funding highlights nurses' lack of influence in the policy-

District nurses deserve better support to ensure safe care

Community nursing services are often forgotten in debates about safe staffing levels.

Action needed now to prevent public health crisis

Cuts in health visitor and school nurse numbers do not make sense

Government must act now to prevent looming winter crisis

Ministers should heed warnings from nurses and prepare for the worst.

Nurses should be wary of accepting gifts from patients

Whether you are offered a fresh fish, gardening tools or a wad of cash, the NMC has a policy...

Jeremy Hunt's annual charade makes a mockery of the pay process...

The 'independent' NHS Pay Review Body is shackled by the government yet again.

Urgent action needed to address key worker housing crisis

Many areas of the UK have sky-high rents, making it tougher for essential workers, such as...

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