Changes and challenges: 30 years of senior nursing
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Changes and challenges: 30 years of senior nursing

Caroline Shuldham Chair, RCNi editorial advisory board, On research, teaching and mentoring

If you could turn back time, would you? Senior nurses today may have more influence than their 1987 counterparts, but they are also working in a complex system under huge pressure

Hierarchies flattened, patients armed with information from the internet, higher education for nurses, a digital revolution and millennials in the workforce – all part of the world of nursing in 2017. But how did we get here? In particular, how have senior nurse roles changed over the lifetime of Nursing Standard?

Nursing Standard. 32, 3, 22-23. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.3.22.s23

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