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Dementia Services Development Centre

15 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Webwise Review

As one of the major health challenges of the 21st century, dementia care should be a high priority for nurses.

Poor care and the professional duty of the registered nurse

28 April 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Concerns have been raised in recent years about standards of care in the UK. Notable failures have been identified in the care of vulnerable older adults. This...

Student life - Helping nurses to speak up

27 July 2016

Nursing Standard


How we respond to students who raise concerns is important because the experience will shape their future practice. Students often worry about what they might...

Much more than a mishap

20 July 2016

Nursing Standard


The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code makes it clear that registrants are to prioritise the care and safety of patients.

Raising concerns and reporting poor care in practice

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

This article considers the issue of poor care and how nurses should respond when they encounter it. Several reports and inquiries into failings in care have called...