At times, the way doctors and nurses work together on general wards can feel like a divorced couple who are no longer speaking
What causes doctors and nurses stress? I investigated this with a survey as part of my master’s degree and, at times, I was shocked by the responses
The Francis report has got the nation talking of the need to reintroduce compassion into healthcare, but where did it go in the first place?, asks Lyndsay Short
Marion Collict argues that, in the debate about how many nurses are needed, we’re looking at the situation from the wrong perspective and that we should start by putting nurses back at the bedside before answering that question.
The Francis report into appalling standards of care in Mid Staffordshire calls nursing to reflect on history
There is much evidence to show the high numbers of nurses who leave the profession within a short time of qualifying.
Care, Compassion, Communication, Competence, Commitment and Courage - the 6Cs.
A nursing and midwifery career gives us incredible experiences and privileges.
Can nurses provide better care if they have a degree?
We live in an environment of “deficit journalism” - the focus is rarely on what is going right in the world.