Opinion, analysis and debate
On hearing that I’m a nurse, the usual response is “Oh! Which hospital do you work in?
I am a second-year adult nursing student who, like many others, was shocked and saddened by the news of the proposed NHS bursary cuts.
Is the NHS ready for non-UK trained nurses?Subscription
As a Portuguese-trained nurse with six years of experience in the NHS, Ismalia asks if all NHS trusts are aware and ready for the challenges they are likely to face with increased immigration
Can you accept a free pen?Subscription
Have you recently been on an education trip or attended a lunch time session that was sponsored by a commercial company? Did you declare it to your organisation?
It is not always acknowledged that the levels of acuity and dependency of people being cared for at home means district and community nursing teams work 24/7.
Who’s afraid of nursing associates?Subscription
I know that some people see it as a controversial move, but I’m glad to hear that the role of nursing associate is to be created in 2016.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book waiting to be written…
Your answers to The Big Question 2 December 2015
It seems likely the regulation of band 4 healthcare assistants will go ahead.
We asked our student editors what they think of the upcoming changes to nurse education funding and the likely implications