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Opinion and debate

Your views and opinions on current events in nursing


The big question: why is nursing becoming more stressful?


More than 60% of nurses say they have suffered the side-effects of work-related stress, such as physical or mental health problems in the past year.

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Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014

What object represents nursing to you?

Winners: What object represents nursing to you?


We asked you to send us a picture of an item that you associate with your nursing career and tell us why.

Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014 shortlist

Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014 - winner announced


Shortlist and the final winner

RSS feed for International Stop the Pressure day

International Stop the Pressure day

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What is the SSKIN care bundle?


Watch this short video to find out how the SSKIN care bundle can help you improve the care you give and reduce the prevalence of pressure ulcers

Student Survival Skills. Care Skills for Nurses

Student Survival Skills. Care Skills for Nurses


‘I would recommend this book and also this series of books to student nurses at any point of their training.’

More book reviews

'More Santa, less Scrooge – give us extra funds from a non-NHS pot'

It felt as though the lead-up to Christmas started earlier this year.

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Poll of the Week

Jeremy Hunt

Letter to Jeremy Hunt regarding health workers' pay dispute


A paltry 1% is all you can afford for nurses, and that at the price of incremental payments. So where has all the money gone? There has been quite a lot of it, hasn’t there?

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Meet Nursing Times' Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014

Meet Nursing Times' Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014


We asked healthcare professionals within the Twitter community to nominate who they felt deserved to be crowned “Nurse Tweeter of the Year 2014”

More readers' blogs


'Decent pay would show nurses the government values them'


It has been another year of uncertainty and short-term fixes for the health service.

Dame Jessica Corner

'Are we right to concentrate on prospective students’ values?'


It’s hard to argue against values-based recruitment (VBR): intuitively we all want those who recruit healthcare staff and students to look at a person’s values alongside their technical skills or ability.

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