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Jenni Middleton

Jenni Middleton

Jenni Middleton joined Nursing Times in 2010, and now leads the magazine, the award-winning website, all events,  including The Nursing Times Awards, Student Nursing Times Awards – and the Patient Safety and Care Awards, which is run jointly with sister  title Health Service Journal.

Since joining the title, Jenni has launched, an online subscription package for student nurses, and the Student Nursing Times Awards. She was also part of the team that organised the chief nursing officer for England's summit last year.

Nursing Times also runs its own suite of online learning units for nurses to include as part of their CPD called Nursing Times Learning.

While Jenni has been editor of the title, Nursing Times has won three Online Media Awards, one British Media Award, a PPA New Talent Award and two British Society of Magazine Editors' Awards – one of which was for Jenni personally.

Campaigning to improve the recognition and rights of nurses is part of Nursing Times's heritage, and this has continued under Jenni's editorship as the magazine has run the successful A Seat on the Board campaign to win places for nurses on clinical commissioning boards and is currently running the Speak Out Safely campaign to ensure that all healthcare organisations listen to their staff when they raise genuine patient safety concerns.

Jenni has worked in journalism for nearly 20 years on a range of titles in manufacturing, engineering, science and retail before joining Nursing Times.

Contact Info

0203 033 2707


  • Jenni Middleton

    'Will measuring care hours cost us more?'Subscription

    10 February, 2016Comments (1)

    From April this year, the number of “care hours per patient day” delivered by nurses and healthcare assistants should become the principal measure of hospitals’ use of nursing staff.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Patients need properly trained nursing staff'Subscription

    3 February, 2016Comments (6)

    Ever since we broke the story on the nursing associate role, people have asked what Nursing Times’ position is on the issue.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Leaked guidance backs ratios despite u-turn'Subscription

    27 January, 2016Comments (3)

    NHS conspiracy theorists would have considered last week’s story on safe staffing guidance for A&E as vindication of their suspicious natures.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Nurses should lead the culture change'Subscription

    13 January, 2016Comments (1)

    The appointment of Dame Eileen Sills to be the first national guardian for the freedom to speak up within the NHS is a significant one for nursing and for the health service.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Brave people change the NHS'Subscription

    6 January, 2016Comments (2)

    I was invited to speak at James Titcombe’s book launch a few weeks ago and I can not stress what a huge privilege it was to be a part of that event, and James’s story – but also what a huge responsibility it was.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Nursing must rediscover the ability to articulate its value'Subscription

    30 December, 2015Comments (3)

    New year will bring about some real challenges for nursing – but also some opportunities.

  • Jenni Middleton

    The nursing stars of 2015Subscription

    23 December, 2015Comments (6)

    This year has seen some real heroes of nursing. But while sports and showbiz stars and other high achievers are celebrated in primetime TV awards and accolades shows, nurses get less attention.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Nothing is being done to fix the nursing crisis'Subscription

    16 December, 2015Comments (3)

    What keeps nurses awake at night? The answer won’t surprise you. It’s short staffing.

  • Jenni Middleton

    'Associate nurses’ could ease the staffing crisis'Subscription

    2 December, 2015

    It seems likely the regulation of band 4 healthcare assistants will go ahead.

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    'Every nurse should feel able to speak up'Subscription

    25 November, 2015Comments (5)

    Whistleblowers should be regarded as heroes, thanked and celebrated.

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