'The nursing role will continue to evolve'Subscription
What should nurses delegate to unregistered staff?
The Commons’ health select committee released a major report on the nursing workforce on Friday, advising leaders that they needed to recruit nurses “at scale and pace”.
'Nurses are adaptable and able to change'Subscription
I sat next to a nurse at dinner this week, and he told me that he was extremely positive about the profession. I haven’t heard that for a while, so I asked him why.
'Action is needed now for the NHS to survive'Subscription
The slogan “winter is coming”, so famously coined by iconic politico-fantasy series Game of Thrones, could have been an advertisement for the state of the NHS in the run-up to the past few weeks.
Nursing associates are the most controversial topic in the profession right now.
This winter is set to be a bad one for the NHS. It’s something that might seem obvious to those of you out there at the moment, under pressure to provide care while under-resourced, explains NT editor, Jenni Middleton.
'More needs to be done to retain staff'Subscription
In some ways, 2017 has been the year of the “new-style” member of nursing staff – the year in which those leading the profession encouraged more people to enter the nursing family through apprenticeships and the nursing associate role.
'A legacy doesn’t have to be something huge'Subscription
#Hellomynameis took off like no other health campaign I’ve ever known.
For care providers in the community and hospitals, December doesn’t ring in with all the potential of an unopened advent calendar, with its festive scenes and chocolate promises.
Today I am working from home and the heating went off at 8am. By midday I was absolutely freezing. Luckily, I can get up and move around, make myself a hot drink or put on a jumper. I can also afford to switch the heating back on.