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Joan Pons Laplana: 'I've nursed in the UK for 17 years. I'm not a Brexit...

Joan Pons Laplana is urging people to support the campaign to guarantee the rights of EU...

Readers panel: should longer GP consultations be an NHS priority?

The average consultation time with a GP in the UK is ten minutes. Research by The Health...

Readers panel: Should the law be changed to make it a specific criminal offence to...

Radio presenter Nick Ferrari has set up a petition calling for a change in the law to give...

Letter: Nursing AIDS patients in the 80s gave me strength to deal with extreme care...

Jackie Hunt says our article on AIDS wards in the 80s reminded her of the challenges of...

Readers’ panel: Is the NMC right to regulate the nursing associate role?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council recently confirmed that it will be the regulator for the...

Readers’ panel: Is the emotional toll on nurses who have to deliver sub-optimal care...

RCN chief executive Janet Davies has said nurses are at ‘breaking point’, with frontline...

Readers’ panel: Should the four-hour A&E target be scrapped?

Amid unprecedented winter pressures, health secretary Jeremy Hunt recently suggested that...

Letter: This film should be compulsory viewing for all in healthcare

Jane Everitt says Ethel and Ernest gives an insight into what true compassionate care really...

Letter: It's true - the NHS is facing a humanitarian crisis...

The Red Cross is justified in using emotive terminology says Kevin Davies

Readers’ panel: Are older nurses more likely to have problems with their performance?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s equality and diversity report for 2015-16 revealed that...

Blog: My father’s death inspired me to become a nurse

When her father passed away from acute myeloid leukaemia, Karen McGuigan decided to make a...

Readers’ panel: Are there too many routes into nursing?

The nurse apprenticeship scheme will see up to 1,000 people a year qualify as registered...

Readers’ panel: Is nursing in the UK losing its appeal?

Exclusive research from Nursing Standard has revealed that over the past five years,...

Readers’ panel: Is the introduction of nursing associates undermining graduate nurses?

The nursing associate role is intended to bridge the gap between healthcare assistants and...

Letter: was the fight for graduate entry nursing a total waste of time?

Veronica Burton says even Jeremy Hunt wouldn’t suggest apprenticeship training for doctors...

Letter: Conference highlights importance of nursing degrees

Diamond celebration of Edinburgh University's nursing studies department celebrates...

Readers’ panel: Should sugary drinks be banned from NHS hospitals?

In an effort to tackle obesity among health service employees, NHS England has launched a...

Readers’ panel: Is a reluctance to upset people contributing to the ‘normalisation’ of...

As new figures show that obesity rates in children are rising, England’s chief medical...

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