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Mentoring in emergency care: ‘growing our own’

08 November 2010

Emergency Nurse


Historical attitudes to graduates in emergency departments (EDs) and the effect of nursing staff shortages conspire to make EDs demanding areas in which to begin a...

The characteristics and experiences of mature nursing students

21 January 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aims To explore the characteristics of mature nursing students, including how they perceive themselves, and to identify the problems they experience, which may...

A Hong Kong perspective on ways to improve nurse retention

05 May 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nursing shortages are an international issue and are particularly evident in perioperative care, critical care and emergency services. The solution commonly adopted...

Summer schools to improve recruitment and retention of pre-registration mental health student nurses

01 May 2007

Mental Health Practice


A series of two-day summer schools focused on mental health nursing were planned and delivered by Staf-fordshire University’s Faculty of Health to improve the...

Mental health nurses or nurses working in mental health settings?

01 November 2007

Mental Health Practice


Traditionally, all states and territories of Australia had a system for the recognition and registration of mental health nurses (known historically as psychiatric...

Research method issue: recruiting and retaining subjects in a research study

01 April 2008

Nurse Researcher


This study derives from a larger study examining the association between mental health and the consumption of psychotropic medication among seniors living in...

Where age is no barrier

13 August 2008

Nursing Standard

Clinical digest

A determination to stamp out age discrimination in the workplace has resulted in one trust becoming an age-positive employment champion.

Adolescent student nurses: implications for retention

01 April 2008

Paediatric Nursing


Students on child branch programmes tend to be younger than those joining other branches. There appear to be issues that are specific to younger children’s nursing...

Identifying the nurse characteristics that affect anticipated turnover

10 December 2020

Nursing Management

nurse retention

Background Nurse turnover is a prevalent and serious issue in Jordan, with many nurses leaving their jobs to search for better opportunities outside the country. It...

Enhancing nurse satisfaction: an exploration of specialty nurse shortage in a region of NHS England

22 March 2018

Nursing Management

Evidence & practice

Aim This article offers nurse managers guidance on analysing, managing and addressing a potentially dissatisfied nursing workforce, focusing on three priority...