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Readers’ panel: How can we reduce the student attrition rate?

An investigation by Nursing Standard found that one in four UK nursing students quit before...

Readers’ panel: Should universities offer male-only bursaries for nursing students?

Coventry University said last month it will offer bursaries to men who apply for degrees in...

Readers panel: Is it disrespectful for male charity fundraisers to dress as female...

The chief executive of Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust turned down a £2,500 donation...

Military nursing students in Zambia: reflections of our first week

Continuing our series from Zambia, the six military nursing students on a three-week...

Military nursing students in Zambia: visiting the hospitals and settling in

In the second on our series from Zambia, the six military nursing students undergoing a...

Readers panel: Is it unprofessional for nurses to have tattoos?

A Facebook post by the son of a nurse in the US went viral after he defended his mother’s...

Readers panel: Are stressed healthcare staff in danger of forgetting the lessons of Mid...

A report by the charity Point of Care Foundation argues that the lessons learned from Mid...

Readers panel: Would bringing back 'nurses homes' improve recruitment and...

In a bid to recruit and retain nurses, a hospital in Lincolnshire is building a new staff...

Readers panel: Has management bashing gone too far?

An analysis of NHS data from 150 acute hospital trusts in England has revealed that having...

Readers panel: Should trusts offer ‘golden hellos’ to attract nurses?

Lord Willis, who led the Shape of Caring review, has called for ‘golden hello’ incentive...

Readers’ panel: Is improving nurses’ working conditions more important than increasing...

New figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council show that for the first time more nurses...

Readers' panel: Should GP surgeries introduce ‘black alert’ reporting systems?...

Doctors have called for the BMA to create a ‘black alert’ reporting system for when GP...

Readers panel: Should weight problems be raised as part of a nurse’s annual appraisal?

The Healthy Weight Initiative for Nurses, a collaboration between several organisations...

Readers’ panel: Does the government’s weakened position present opportunity or risk for...

Following the general election result, health unions and organisations are calling for the...

Readers panel: Are nurse leaders failing to communicate the case for safe staffing?

At the International Council of Nurses’ recent congress in Barcelona, its chief executive...

Readers panel: Does it matter if mature students are being deterred from applying for...

With the end of the bursary and the introduction of fees for degree courses in sight,...

Readers panel: Should mentors for nursing students be replaced by supervisors and...

As part of a radical overhaul of nurse education by the Nursing and Midwifery Council,...

Readers panel: Should nurses wear body cameras at work?

Staff at a psychiatric unit in Northamptonshire took part in a trial of body-worn cameras,...

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