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Editorial

01 October 2007

Nursing Management

Editorial

HAVING LIVED in the UK and worked in the NHS for 30 years, I have witnessed many changes, in society, politics and the NHS itself. I can remember when, in 1977,...

Voices - Yvonne Coghill says nurses are natural leaders because they are closest to patients

29 November 2011

Nursing Standard

Reflections

The importance of good leadership in improving patient care and outcomes should never be underestimated.

Voices - Duty of care to patients should always come first, writes Yvonne Coghill

06 March 2012

Nursing Standard

Reflection

When the Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground last month, no one watching the scenes of the stricken vessel could fail to be shocked and horrified by the tragedy....

Voices - Yvonne Coghill explains why positive action is not the same as discrimination

24 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Reflections

As the national lead for the Breaking Through initiative, I am often told by colleagues that having a programme specifically for black and minority ethnic (BME)...

Voices - Our humanity came to the fore after last summer’s riots, says Yvonne Coghill

17 April 2012

Nursing Standard

Reflections

Last month, an independent panel set up by the government to examine and understand the causes of last summer’s riots published its final report.

Left neglected

03 January 2012

Nursing Standard

Review

This is the story of a professional woman called Sarah, whose life is jam-packed with activity. From her high-flying career to her husband and young children, she is...

Voices - Health staff should be role models for tolerance, says Yvonne Coghill

11 June 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

A report published last month suggests that almost one third of British people are racially prejudiced.

The knock-on effect

11 October 2011

Nursing Standard

Reflections

Lancaster university published a report in august on how the management of healthcare workers affected patient satisfaction. the report described a ‘spiral of...

50 Shades of grey

01 January 2013

Nursing Standard

Book Review

I bought the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy to find out why it was so popular. It turns out it is about a young woman who meets a handsome, talented, rich and benevolent...

Voices - As Yvonne Coghill reflects on the 6Cs, a few of her own come to mind

16 July 2014

Nursing Standard

Reflections

I was looking at a tweet about the chief nursing officer’s 6Cs the other day and realised, to my shame, that I could not remember them all. I got to four and could...