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The nursing home market

01 March 1997

Nursing Management

The nursing home market

Demographic changes, combined with a reduction in NHS continuing care provision, has led to a shortage of nursing home beds in the South East of England. Many inner...

Costing care

01 July 1997

Nursing Management

Costing care

Local authorities across the UK are announcing cuts to services. Some of the cuts in education and social services are deeply unpopular because they affect children...

Bridging the divide

06 July 2005

Nursing Standard


Current government policy is encouraging the independent sector to join in what has traditionally been public sector care services. Next week, the RCN is holding a...

Helping nurses through the revalidation process

01 April 2016

Nursing Management


Revalidation can seem challenging for some nurses and managers, but with the support of their organisations they can engage confidently with the process. This...

An overview of the challenges facing care homes in the UK

Nursing Older People

evidence & practice

Care homes are an increasingly important part of the UK's healthcare system. Despite their importance, particularly in providing care for older people with complex...

Open AccessReducing avoidable emergency department attendances through bespoke education

30 November 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Aim To develop an education and partnership programme between the trust and nursing home staff in Northern Ireland. Methods Twenty care home nurse champions...