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Training is needed but not at the cost of staff competition

15 April 2015

Nursing Standard


In his report for cross-party think-tank Civitas, healthcare researcher Edmund Stubbs argues that insufficient investment in training is to blame for the over...

We must speak of hope as well as catastrophe

23 August 2017

Nursing Standard


Al Gore, the former US vice-president and now campaigner on climate change, has just released a follow-up to his groundbreaking 2006 documentary An Inconvenient...

Writing, researching and reflexivity in nursing history

01 February 1998

Nurse Researcher

Researching nursing’s history

How does one become a researcher? Is the practice of history best learned through experience of the practice of scholarship and investigation? Is historiography an...

Research revealed

26 July 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim The objective of this study was to investigate nursing research, including topics, funding and publication. Method A database of published biomedical research...

Academic bandwagon

15 April 1998

Nursing Standard

News comment

WE HAVE been following the debate in Nursing Standards Opinion and Letters pages about whether nursing is suffering acreeping academicising.

The National Health Service - A Political History

28 August 2002

Nursing Standard

Book review

This second edition of Webster’s classic includes new and updated chapters on ‘The new age of Labour’ and the experience of being in continuous revolution. The...

An alliance for action on climate change

25 November 2015

Nursing Standard


In 1988 the United Nations formed the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, charged with documenting the impacts of climate change and formulating realistic...

Cash backing

18 December 2002

Nursing Standard


NURSES AND allied health professionals (AHPs) who are eager to take their first steps in a research career have had a lot to be pleased about recently. Two major...

Caring nurses hit by a quality storm

30 April 2014

Nursing Standard


Research by the authors, some of it unpublished, indicates that nurses in England are not ‘uncaring’. On the contrary, they score highly on measures of caring....

Decent proposals

15 January 2003

Nursing Standard


DESPITE WELCOME new funding, the field of nursing and allied health professional (AHP) research is still highly competitive. This article draws on lessons from the...