The issues around gender inequality have taken a much higher profile in recent months.
I don’t want to be a cynical man. When I see Cristiano Ronaldo, Ashley Young or half of the Tunisian team tumble to the ground during a World Cup match I want to think “Poor lamb, he might be hurt,” as opposed to “Stop diving about like a giraffe on a trampoline, he never touched you”. But sometimes I don’t.
The priority for clinical commissioners is to ensure that the services we commission are high-quality and safe for our patients and populations.
‘I hope that we can inspire the next generation’Subscription
I am often asked why I chose to be a nurse, what it’s really like and what I would say to someone thinking about taking up a career in nursing. For me it was very much a personal experience. As a teenager my Mum was in hospital quite a lot; I used to go and visit her and watch what the nurses did on the ward.
Betty Smithson trained in the NHS at its inception. She shares her memories with Christine Fernando, highlighting how nursing has evolved and its unchanging core principle
Nurses who trained outside the European Union or European Economic Area must pass the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s competency test to practise in the UK.
This month, like the rest of the country, Nursing Times will be helping the NHS celebrate its 70th birthday.
Getting real with WhatsAppSubscription
WhatsApp is increasingly being used in professional teams. From student cohorts to specialist nursing forums, nurses are using this mode of communication to speak to one another and share insights.
In hospital, people with a learning disability often receive poor care; some die prematurely as a result. How can nurses help reduce these inequalities?, asks Jane Iorizzo
I have read many distressing reports into care failings by NHS and independent sector providers over the years, but the report of the inquiry into the care provided at Gosport War Memorial Hospital between 1989 and 2000 still shocked me.