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Community mental health nurses should also work in general practices to ease care burden

GP Partnership Review examines the difficult challenges general practices face

Cigarette torn in two

Why all nurses should ask patients who smoke whether they want to quit

Every nurse should be trained to support smoking cessation, says lung health task force

Long term

NHS Long Term Plan ‘guarantees’ shifting resources from hospitals to community

'Historic' publication promises to reshape health service around the ‘changing needs of...

Brexit and the NHS

What’s in store for nursing in 2019?

Staffing issues, Brexit and new leaders are expected to dominate the nursing agenda this year

Sharon Ghani

How nurse prescribers are filling in for GPs with the help of a web-based consultation

Deploying a team of nurses to manage long-term conditions has helped a GP practice

Review of 2018: The pay deal creates fallout and nurse leaders bow out

We look back on the year’s events, from a controversial pay rise to a vote of no confidence

Diabetes

Diabetes: what you need to know, whatever your setting

Its increasing prevalence and complexity mean all staff require core skills, say experts

Maze

Access to older people's services is 'complicated and confusing', CQC...

Report suggests integration can improve services, but highlights navigation difficulties

Obese nurse measures obese patient

Nursing Standard survey reveals extent of obesity among nurses 

Does your weight hamper your ability to offer healthy lifestyle advice?

Voice

Too few primary care nurses with leadership roles involved in service delivery decisions

Nurses’ Voice network seeks to help primary care nurses develop their careers

North West Ambulance Service ambulance

The ambulance service bringing care closer to home

Following Lord Carter’s review, NWAS NHS Trust is trying to reduce avoidable admissions

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Nurses’ role 'more significant than that of doctors’ when spreading good practice...

Study by Warwick Business School reveals benefits of nurses in ‘hybrid’ leadership positions

Inspectors highlight lack of joined-up health and adult social care services

Focus on managing delayed discharges has ‘almost overwhelmed other priorities’, warns Care...

What does high turnover in nurse director posts really mean for the profession?

With Nursing Standard research showing trend remains unchanged, experts consider the impact

Socially responsible care: how a New York study could spark fresh thinking in the NHS

A system addressing the social roots of poor health could be the catalyst for change

Early intervention: how Blackpool’s health visitors are bucking the national trend

Transforming the health visiting service for young children and vulnerable families

Violence against nurses: are tougher penalties the answer?

The new law and alarms for lone workers are a step in the right direction, say experts

QNI sets out future standards for community children's nurses...

Demand for community children's nurses soars, but NHS lacks capacity, QNI report finds

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