'I'm just a care home nurse'Subscription
I chose this title as that’s how people see me: ‘just a care home nurse’. But I know that I and my sector colleagues are so much more.
Lynne Yates explains the importance of knowing how the aging process can affect a person’s body - and their response to treatment
'The partnership between academia and clinical practice is more important than I'd realised'Subscription
After her first year in academia, Katherine has found her professional pride and focus on providing excellent care has anything but wained
'NICE guidelines do not change a thing'Subscription
Having worked for 36 years in nursing I have never experienced such low morale. We have a barrage of nurses doing every single job you can think of, apart from looking after patients.
Having recently raised the issue of a lack of disabled toilets on a UK train service, Josephine reflects on the recent media coverage resulting from the experience of paralympian, Anne Wafula-Strike, having no access to a toilet throughout a train journey
It's not only healthcare professionals' responsibility to prevent the spread of infectionsSubscription
After noting an infection control risk in an Apple store, Josephine questions if healthcare professionals really are the main culprits when it comes to spreading infection
”There is a completely new language in this country that I don’t understand any more,” says Mary, my current client, while reading the daily newspaper in her house in London.
Why did you decide to become a nurse?Subscription
Continence nurse, Vivien, remembered the answer to this question when she attended the Nursing Times Awards 2016
As I boarded a train to Nottingham, I noticed a passenger in a wheelchair being helped onto the train in the disabled section.
What does 'nurse-led' discharge really mean?Subscription
As part of a junior fellowship post in my trust I am conducting a project that seeks to find out what nurse-led discharge really means, but so far it has raised more questions than answers.