Opinion, analysis and debate
It is no secret that the NHS is critically short of GPs. Yet obstacles to solving this problem appear to exist wherever you look.
Technology is now weaving its way into most clinical areas, says Jessica Ross, who warns against potential negative consequences for patients
Patient and public involvement groups ensure that carers and service users have their voices heard and become involved in research, says Liz Charalambous
Karen Shaw urges nurses and midwives to combat antimicrobial resistence by applying infection prevention and control measures while acting as patient advocates
The hidden value of the public health nurseSubscription
Do we take every opportunity to educate patients about how to use health services? Katrina Sealey appeals to NT readers to do just that
Could pharmacy staff become involved in medicines administration on the wards? The small print of Lord Carter’s independent report into operational productivity and performance suggests so, says Martin Shepherd
The scrapping of NHS bursaries will deter people from studying nursing, particularly people who already have a professional and family life, says Sophia Koumi
Anything new can make us feel anxious, particularly if we feel that the change is being imposed on us. This is how many nurses feel about revalidation, says Rami Jumnoodoo
The milk of human kindnessSubscription
Carol Stonham aims to emphasise kindness in every aspect of her nursing career
Community care is often not seen as a viable first nursing role, but senior lecturer Neesha Oozageer Gunowa argues this belief is unfounded.