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Too clever to care?

18 January 2005

Nursing Standard


DEBATES ABOUT the definition of ‘profession’ and the professional status of nursing are all too familiar. But recent events suggest that we need to keep our...

Paul Wainwright Professor of nursing, Kingston University and St George’s 1948– 2010

06 July 2010

Nursing Standard


Paul Wainwright died suddenly on June 16 at the age of 62. He qualified as a registered nurse in Southampton and during his career worked as a nurse, nurse manager,...

None of us should be innocent bystanders to undignified care

08 March 2011

Nursing Standard


The recent ombudsman’s report detailed a catalogue of NHS failings (editorial, news and letters February 23). The RCN, Age UK, the Patients Association and other...

Ethical dilemmas

22 April 2015

Nursing Standard


I have been a nurse for 20 years and for the first time I am feeling that I have had enough. There is too little time to spend with distressed patients and their...

Ethical dilemmas

18 March 2015

Nursing Standard


I am a nursing student on placement with a mental health community team. A regular service user has been bringing me a gift each time he comes for his appointment....

A pilot evaluation of the Arts for Life project in end-of-life care

20 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aims To explore and evaluate the experience of the ‘Arts for Life’ project among patients or residents with terminal illness in nursing homes and the community,...

Force-feeding of prisoners is contrary to nursing ethics

22 May 2013

Nursing Standard


We have had good reason to focus our attention on ethical aspects of care in the UK of late. There has been much-needed debate about the factors that contribute to...

Caregivers’ perspectives on ethical aspects of residential and domiciliary care

30 November 2016

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Aim To explore caregivers’ perspectives on ethics in older people’s residential and domiciliary social care. Method Seventeen staff working in domiciliary and...

Neither saint nor sinner

23 July 2003

Nursing Standard


Are you of good character? And what about your colleagues? For those in the nursing profession it is soon going be very important to have the answers to these...