Opinion, analysis and debate
It takes courage to speak out and raise concerns in the workplace, which is why student nurses need to be trained in that area, says Emma Blakey
'Practice what you preach'Subscription
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to eat more healthily, lose weight, tone up, or do more exercise? By the time this blog is published, apparently most people will have failed.
Does telephone triage for general practice facilitate speedier access to clinicians? Jane Warner questions recent research
In August 2014 I was fortunate enough to be admitted to BMI Healthcare as an NHS patient under the ‘choose and book’ scheme.
Leading health professionals have said that merging district and practice nursing teams is an almost inevitable consequence of moves to improve community health services.
Why are patients and healthcare professionals not as engaged with respiratory care as with other diseases?Subscription
Having been involved in the asthma deaths inquiry panel, Rebecca Sherrington questions why simple changes aren’t being made in respiratory care
When I qualified as a nurse in 1990 I was so relieved to have completed the arduous journey to registration that I vowed to finish studying and concentrate on doing the job
Jane Warner highlights the urgency of transferring the expertise of general practice nurses to new generations of student nurses - which requires a shake-up of pre-registration education
Jane Cummings and Viv Bennett: 'Use International Nurses’ Day to give thanks to the profession'Subscription
Let’s celebrate and be proud of our profession’s achievements, say Jane Cummings and Viv Bennett
The importance of the “little” things in nursing, such as kindness and compassion, are often talked about but without the recognition that these are far from “little” things.