Should the NMC focus more on students’ competence and less on placement hours?
Some worry we may ‘churn out’ unprepared nurses, others say it’s time for paid placements
Nurse managers face a tough job right now – what could they do better?
What our readers think managers often get wrong, and what could be improved
Working when you’re ill: why do so many nurses feel compelled to?
Our readers’ panel on the pressures that put staff well-being on the back burner
How can nurses support colleagues who are on the receiving end of racist abuse?
Nurses are being asked to be ‘active bystanders’ if they witness racist behaviour
Accepting gifts: is NMC’s stance unnecessarily strict?
Rule is designed to promote trust in the profession and protect nurses and patients
Is the NMC right to relax language requirements for nurses from overseas?
It will help skilled nurses to enter the UK workforce, but some have concerns about safety
Does compassionate nurse leadership exist in practice, or just in theory?
Despite good intentions, it may not be easy to implement in the reality of the workplace
Should NHS employers offer menopause leave to their staff?
Time off to manage symptoms could help retain nurses, but beware unintended consequences
Would you feel safer if mandatory mask wearing were reintroduced for patients?
With infection rates on the rise, wearing face coverings is ‘encouraged’ in some settings
Understaffing: how do we stop use of students to fill rota gaps?
Nursing students’ supernumerary status is being disregarded thanks to staff shortages
Delaying or coming out of retirement: will it help solve the patient care crisis?
Our panel consider if a ‘quick fix’ can work and if burnt-out staff will want to return
Coping with rising prices: does being a nurse leave you out of pocket?
Readers explain how the financial load could be lifted for themselves and colleagues