Recent developments in nurse uniforms have provoked a furious debate among readers. Beyond the Bedpan stokes the fire
Nurses - stop slacking and get back to workSubscription
Nurses are lazy, sickie-taking slackers who are about to bring down the NHS. There, we said it.
Guns don't kill people, Facebook doesSubscription
Beyond the Bedpan delves into the murky depths of Facebook, and things may never be the same again.
Are you a saint, or a sinner?VideoSubscription
As the dust settles over Mid Staffs and the PM’s commission, the battle for the public perception of nursing rages on. Are you a Nurse Jackie? Or more of a Carry On? Beyond the Bedpan tries to make sense of it all, and fails miserably.
The NHS is still reeling from the catastrophic care failures uncovered at Stafford Hospital. Beyond the Bedpan has one question - what now?
'Give us better wages and more staff, then we'll see better results' - Nurses attack the PM's commissionSubscription
The ill-advised ‘pledge’ in a leaked draft of the Prime Minister’s Commission on the future of nursing and Midwifery has got readers as angry as they’ve ever been. Beyond the Bedpan doesn’t blame them.
Nurse struck off for assaulting patientSubscription
A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) disciplinary committee has struck off a nurse accused of assaulting a patient at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.
Nazi nurses and Facebook fiendsSubscription
Beyond the Bedpan is left reeling by an attack on our ‘Nazi’ NHS - by a woman who advises the Conservative party on health policy.
With a patronising nod and a proverbial pat on the bottom, nurses are put firmly in their place by an angry GP from the internet. As far as Beyond the Bedpan is concerned, this just got personal.
RCN welcomes new standards for STI managementSubscription
The Royal College of Nursing today welcomed the launch of new guidelines on sexually transmitted infections, produced by the Medical Foundation for AIDS and Sexual Health (MedFASH) and the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH).
The BNP debate is finally fizzing out. The entertaining editorial disputes, vitriolic complaints and political abuse have given way to an uneasy calm.
So Margaret Haywood, whistleblower extraordinaire and star of the infamous BBC documentary Undercover Nurse, has been struck off by the NMC for compromising nursing standards and undermining public confidence in the profession.