Issue : 13 April 2010
View all stories from this issue.
Many midwives remain unconvinced of the need to reduce Caesarean section rates, the general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives has warned.
Frontline nurses should build relationships with patient and public involvement groups to try and prevent poor care and badly planned staff cuts, according to nursing leaders.
NMC emphasises importance of nurse attitudeSubscription
The attitude and character of nurses have been given equal weight with their clinical skills in revised fitness to practise guidance.
The politicians want your vote!Subscription
With general election campaigning entering its second week, Nursing Times asked the three main parties about their policies for nurses
Nursing directors have blamed inadequate buildings rather than nurses’ lack of commitment for some trusts failing to meet the target on delivering same sex accommodation.
NHS organisations are ignoring their own nurses’ health and wellbeing by failing to provide proper breaks and neglecting the needs of those who work anti social hours, a survey by Nursing Times has revealed.
Nursing practice often involves undertaking procedures about which there is debate or uncertainty. In Practice Question we ask experts to determine how nurses should approach these situations
Risk assessment tools may over or underpredict risk. It is essential to understand their limitations and have confidence in our own clinical judgement, says Frances Healey
Risk assessment is often viewed as a key nursing responsibility, but does the evidence support its use in terms of delivering better care outcomes?
Nurses have a responsibility to ensure the care they provide is evidence based. A nurse led audit established best standards of practice and changed care delivery