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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...

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: 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...

Readers' panel: is the 1% pay cap destroying nurses’ morale?

Nurses have suffered a real terms pay cut of 14% since 2010. RCN lead pay negotiator Josie...

Letter: a tribute to Dr John Adams

John Adams was a strong advocate of nursing history and a gifted speaker, writer and editor...

How to blog your way to success

Want to write a blog but not sure where to start? Expert blogger Liz Charalambous has some...

Readers’ panel: do nurses need training to cope with rude colleagues?

A new study from researchers at the University of East Anglia and a Canadian university has...

Readers’ panel: should NHS trusts be exposed for high spending on agency staff?

NHS Improvement recently announced plans to ‘name and shame’ trusts with the worst record on...

Readers’ panel: should NHS staff ask suspected health tourists for identification...

In a bid to crack down on ‘health tourism’, St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation...

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