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How nurse leaders are connected internationally

17 December 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To determine whether communication networks exist in a diverse and competitively selected cohort of nurse leaders, and to identify variables that explain any...

Healthcare assistants’ attitudes towards older people and their knowledge about ageing

29 January 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To examine healthcare assistants’ (HCAs) attitudes towards older people in long-term care settings and their knowledge of ageing. Method A survey was conducted...

We’re setting the world to rights

21 June 2005

Nursing Standard


Six nurses from two different generations had a round-table discussion to examine the profession’s shortcomings: from poor leadership to lack of communication with...

Nurses' experiences of clinical commissioning group boards

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Aim Aim To explore the experience of governing body nurses appointed to clinical commissioning group (CCG) boards; how they perform their responsibilities; and their...

Developing leadership roles in nursing and midwifery

29 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article is the first in a series of seven articles on an initiative undertaken in NHS Lanarkshire where a creative partnership with the University of the West...

Developing healthcare support workers

26 November 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article the fifth in a series of seven, describes the measures taken by one health board in Scotland to enhance nursing and midwifery leadership. In NHS...

‘I know why i am here’

25 April 2006

Nursing Standard

General article

As an African-American, Beverly Malone’s path to RCN general secretary has not been easy. Brought up in the deep South, she has frequently faced racism.

DoH plans shake-up of ‘shameful’ acute care

01 June 2002

Mental Health Practice


Patients and staff in acute mental health units inhabit a ‘shameful underworld’, the Department of Health’s mental health ‘tsar’ has admitted. Professor Louis...