Opinion, analysis and debate
Jonny Briggs gave up a well-paid job in a bank to pursue his lifelong ambition of being a nurse.
'Professionally committed and satisfied nurses will deliver the ultimate standard of care'Subscription
We talk to Tina Donnelly, director of the Royal College of Nursing in Wales, and a nurse for more than 30 years.
'Nurses should play a big role in society'Subscription
Nurses often feel they get more than enough exercise on the wards but that is not the case for orthopaedic nurse Mark Dabbs.
'The first day of placement is never easy'Subscription
Student nurse Claire Aubrey is feeling the strain of her first placement in a cardiology unit
Despite serious disadvantages in health and home life, Misty Blue Foster is promoting independence wherever she goes
Student takes a punt on amusing patientsSubscription
As a student I was once disciplined because I tried to involve patients in a sporting event.
Working with families who may have inherited cardiac conditions is hugely fulfilling for Melanie Doyle
'So what area of nursing do you work in?'Subscription
‘I’m a staff nurse for adult inherited metabolic disorders and not many nurses know what I do!’
Martin Bradley, chief nursing office for Northern Ireland, believes nurses and midwives should be involved in policy and commissioning
In 2001, when the National Service Framework for Older People was published, I was working as a newly appointed consultant nurse for older people. I welcomed the NSF because it was a way of highlighting the importance of developing services and care for older people.