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A lost opportunity

12 March 1997

Nursing Standard

News comment

NURSES WILL have been surprised to learn that, as reported in last week’s Nursing Standard, three UK community nursing development units (NDUs) have...

Nursing and public health: the future

14 April 1997

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The last two years have seen an increase indebate and discussion about the contribution ofnurses to public health. Leading the way in this,...


28 July 1999

Nursing Standard


The Health and Safety Commission has asked the RCN for its views on a consultation document on genetically modified organisms. The consultation is...

Stay together for the sake of the kids

23 November 1993

Nursing Standard


What a pleasure it was to read the article by Jim Richardson and Judy Edwards urging the further integration of nursing services for...

Child abuse and the legal system

23 November 1994

Nursing Standard


Quite simply Corinne Warrant has written one of the best texts I have ever read on child protection. Her book is based on...

Now is the time to give visitors open access

25 January 2018

Nursing Management


The mother of one of my best friends spent Christmas week in hospital following a familiar enough pattern of events: frailty, fall, delirium.

Recognising the ward sister

01 April 2009

Nursing Children and Young People


WARD SISTERS and charge nurses play a key role in the organisation of hospital nursing – they are the interface between healthcare management...

Vantage point - A ‘wicked’ problem

30 September 2015

Nursing Management


SENIOR NURSES everywhere are facing a ‘wicked’ problem, wicked in the sense that it seems to defy resolution. The problem is this: the...

Vantage point - High standards

01 February 2016

Nursing Management


ABOUT 18 MONTHS ago, senior staff at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust noticed that newly registered staff nurses had neither the confidence nor...

Our Healthier Nation

01 March 1998

Primary Health Care

Public health

February saw the long awaited launch of the government's Green Paper on public health for England, Our Healthier Nation. A Green Paper for...