The NHS workforce reconfiguration so far has been an accountant’s response – designed to save money rather than being based upon actual clinical need.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
Nurses who surround the process of medically assisted dying are an important source of insight into the real conversations our society needs to have about what it's really like.
Aged care facilities are employing fewer registered and enrolled nurses and more carers, which saves money but results in sub-standard care.
I went to talk to men at football matches about why they don't want to become nurses – here's what I found out.
Simulating real-life disaster situations helps students develop physical and emotional resilience and leadership skills.
To the public, nursing is much like teaching work – known to be valuable, but not worthy of much critical attention. Accordingly, nursing is rarely represented in any depth in popular culture.
Nurses will be at the forefront of delivering digital healthcare, but are they prepared?
The biggest system failure in aged care is staffing. We don't need to wait until the royal commission is over to fix it – this can be done now.
Human trafficking victims can be hidden in plain sight, as one hospital found. That can lead health professionals and the public to miss clues to their plight. But education can change that.
Patient care is being "rationed" in NHS hospitals as a result of the nursing shortfall.
Women in minimum wage jobs earn 10% less than their male peers. Wages are systematically lower in jobs more commonly held by women.
Will nurses eventually be replaced by robots? Nurses themselves need to engage with the ongoing technological revolution in healthcare - to shape the future of the profession.
Shortages negatively affecting ability to care for patients
Men represent a virtually untapped resource that could help relieve the NHS nursing crisis
Nursing students are passing placements when they shouldn't be.
Violence against nurses in hospitals is increasing. Yet incidents remain under-reported and protections are not enough to ensure their safety, as well as that of their patients.
In the US, nurses take part in executions by lethal injection. They justify their role by saying it makes executions 'safer'.
Nursing apprenticeships didn't work out the first time and now they're back, and pose a risk to patients.
Nursing is more than just a caring profession, it is also a science.