Steve has been a specialist health journalist for just over 14 years, covering a wide range of clinical and political news. He qualified with a postgraduate certificate in periodical journalism from the London College of Printing in 1999.
He joined Nursing Times in 2007 and has previously worked in senior editorial roles for Doctor magazine, Health Service Journal and HMG Worldwide – the UK’s first B2B online health news network.
Under his stewardship, the Nursing Times news team has developed a reputation for dynamic news content, exclusive investigations and award winning campaigns. His exclusive investigations highlighting key nursing issues, such as staffing levels or bullying in the NHS, have frequently made headline news in national newspapers and broadcast channels.
Nursing Times was judged Best Specialist Site for Journalism at the Online Media Awards 2013 and won the British Society of Magazine Editors' award for Campaign of the Year in both 2011 and 2008.
While news editor at Doctor, Steve’s team won best Trade Feature at the 2006 Medical Journalists’ Association awards and, individually, he was a finalist in the Medical Journalist of the Year category at the MJA awards in 2005 and 2006. HMG Worldwide was judged the Best Electronic Medical News Delivery Service in 2001 when Steve was in charge of content for its main site www.health-news.co.uk.
Please contact Steve if you have a potential news story about nurses or nursing – whether it’s a concern you have about short staffing or a great clinical initiative you want to spread the word about, he is interested in hearing from you
- Tel: 0203 033 2709
- E-mail: email@example.com
A toolkit is to be launched next month to help increase cardiovascular special nurses’ awareness of their role in guideline implementation.
The Royal Mint has struck a new £5 coin to honour nurse Edith Cavell, one of the most prominent female casualties of the First World War, as part of a series to mark the centenary of the conflict.
Kettering General Hospital has become one of the first hospitals in the country to appoint an Admiral nurse to work in its acute general hospital environment.
A nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham recently went over and above the call of duty to support her patients, by organising a “VE Day party” with help from the hospital charity.
The spouses of patients receiving hospice report fewer depression symptoms than those of patients receiving end of life care in other settings, according to a US study.
A UK study has highlighted that significant numbers of patients with rheumatoid arthritis are not taking expensive drug treatments as prescribed.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has begun a new way of helping its new intake of students on placement to find their way around.
Patients aged 80 and over are significantly less likely to be investigated or aggressively treated after surgery than those in younger age groups, according to an audit of hospital deaths in Australia.
Rates of hospital readmission following a traumatic brain injury are higher than previously reported, according to Canadian researchers.
Measuring heart rate could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes, according to an international team of researchers.
- Maternity unit to close at hospital in North West London
- Students set out to prove that 'nursing’s got talent'
- Welsh ministers announce funding boost for mental health
- Cold snaps responsible for more deaths than heat waves
- Midwife struck off for ‘numerous failings’ at Morecambe Bay
- Little change in patient perception of hospital nurses
- Link between admission rate and disability at end of life
- Guidance for nurses on dementia care package assessment
- Paracetamol in pregnancy ‘may lower testosterone in unborn boys’
- Text messages 'boost' teen birth control compliance