Editorial

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...

Scrapping nursing bursaries at such a difficult time makes no sense

While many university students will now be enjoying some well-earned time off, nursing...

What Jeremy Hunt must prioritise now he's back in post...

Nursing Standard editor Graham Scott sets out what the reappointed health secretary should...

NHS failing its black and minority workforce

Graham Scott reviews the first NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard report

Seacole statue is a triumph for hope over hate

Monument to Crimean War nurse is an antidote to the hatred unleashed in the wake of the EU...

Brexit: what are the implications for nurses?

The nursing workforce and employment rights are just some of the issues that must be...

Survey findings offer glimmer of hope on safe staffing levels

NHS Inpatient Survey results show gradual increase in respondents' confidence

If nursing associates are here to stay, get involved

Like the idea or not – and professional opinion appears to be divided – nursing associates...

This is what ‘caring for the carers’ looks like

Bereavement affects each of us differently, and few of us can anticipate how we will react...

New framework should be given a fair chance

A commitment to ensuring the right staff are in the right place at the right time appears at...
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RCN Nurse of the Year pioneers cancer ‘prehab’

Being diagnosed with cancer is traumatic enough, but being told you will need major surgery...

Politicians must commit to affordable homes

The cost of housing is an issue for most of us, but nursing staff have been among those hit...

Chance to change how NMC spends your subs

It will happen to every nurse and midwife each year, and they can barely fail to notice: £...

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