Opinion, analysis and debate
Unless the nursing profession is more explicit about its unique contribution, it will be exposed to the threat of substitution, warns Elaine Maxwell
Are student nurses disillusioned with nursing?Subscription
In this age of (over)sharing on social media, I am fully aware of the negative impact the proposed changes to the NHS are having on the morale of student nurses.
Your responses to the Big Question 7 October 2015
From the very first day you step into the classroom as a fresh-faced nursing student there is only one thing on your mind: putting on that uniform. You know, the one that shows the world that you did it, that you qualified as a nurse.
Getting module results which are below what you were expecting can be a blow to your confidence, self-esteem and sometimes, your outlook on life. It will certainly leave you questioning why on earth you bother.
'Nurses key to success of new care models'Subscription
The end of September is upon us, department stores are already stocking Christmas decorations and health policy experts are warning that winter is on the way.
'Set up a nursing society; you won't regret it'Subscription
Choosing to study nursing sets you on a career path which will see you experience all aspects of humanity, from an individual’s moment of unbridled joy to their vulnerability at the darkest times of an illness.
Through my experience in community nursing I believe registered nurses in district nursing teams need further academic support and clinical development after being in community practice for one year
Elouise Haikney qualified in April as a children’s nurse. Student NT Editor, Chloe, finds out about her first job and discusses her transition from student to registered nurse.
Practice nurses need support from their employers to find time for training and CPD, especially now with the arrival of revalidation, says Janet Smith