Opinion, analysis and debate
We talk to Janet Davies, director of nursing and service delivery at the Royal College of Nursing, who started training as a nurse 36 years ago.
A new year for a new nursing studentSubscription
As a first-year mental health nursing student I started my course in September 2011, along with around 20 other enthusiastic would-be nurses, of all ages and backgrounds.
Living with Alzheimer's: accessing supportSubscription
My father doesn’t recognise me anymore.
Stress can have serious consequences. Be able to recognise the symptoms in yourself and your staff, says Carole Spiers.
'The most important aspect of this job is touch'Subscription
Complementary therapist Jan Wilkinson feels touch is an essential aspect of care.
Working as a high performing teamSubscription
A team is stronger than the sum of its parts if its members work towards the same goal, says Mark Richardson.
'Although there have been significant reductions in MRSA and C difficile, it’s an ongoing challenge'Subscription
We talk to Julie Hughes, nurse consultant infection control/senior lecturer, 5 Boroughs Partnership Foundation Trust/University of Chester, who qualified as a nurse in 1980.
How to build on the talents of your staffSubscription
Many students and new nurses have great potential but are held back by a lack of confidence, says Caroline Cassels.
The National Genetics Education and Development Centre discuss MCADD, the risk it presents for newborns and recommended treatment guidelines for nurses.
Back in the 1960s and 1970s my family were forced to listen to junior choice on a Sunday, while my Dad cooked bacon and eggs with fried bread.