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Mid staffs offers mortgage support
Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trusts director of nursing has promised support for nurses who experience problems securing mortgages as a result of the hospitals uncertain future.
Bedside care is paramount says trust manager
Nursing stations should not take nurses away from providing care at the bedside, a senior nurse has warned.
Nurse slams £1,000 award after father’s death
A nurse whose father died at the hospital where she worked has been awarded £1,000 after complaining about care he received.
NICE pushes for ban on hospital employees smoking at work
Nurses should be banned from smoking on hospital grounds, according to draft guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Former chief nurse honoured with OBE
Former chief nursing officer for Northern Ireland Martin Bradley has spoken of his pride attending Buckingham Palace to collect an OBE from the Queen.
NHS pays high price for Savile inquiry
Three NHS trusts have spent tens of thousands of pounds investigating allegations that the late broadcaster Jimmy Savile abused patients on their premises.
Tell us what you think about the state of the health service
Nursing Standard has teamed up with the Sunday Mirror to seek the views of nurses on issues such as staffing levels, morale and confidence in those running the NHS.
A&E using life-like trauma test dummies
Nurses at Royal Liverpool University Hospital are using state-of-the-art dummies to help practise their clinical skills in the treatment of patients suffering trauma.
Sharps injuries pose psychiatric risk
Nurses who are injured by needlesticks can experience levels of trauma similar to people involved in car crashes, research has shown.
Trust in death rates probe plans to axe 500 jobs
A trust under investigation for having higher than expected death rates is proposing to save £85 million over the next five years by shedding 500 posts, prompting concerns about the effects on patient care.
The Care campaign is a joint drive by Nursing Standard and the Patients Association to improve fundamental patient care across the UK.
Which nurses would you like to see in the House of Lords?
The case for and against a change in the law.
Health care assistants (HCAs) are taking on increasingly complex roles and responsibilities - prompting fresh calls for their regulation.