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
Cardiff University scientists claim to have identified for the first time the potential root cause of asthma and an existing drug that offers a new treatment.
New guidelines have recommended that women with a rare aggressive breast cancer should be offered less invasive surgery.
Nursing Times has leafed through the election manifestos of the main parties for mentions of the NHS and nursing.
Researchers have developed a national career framework with the aim of ensuring that nursing staff have the skills and expertise they need to care for older people with complex needs.
The Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow, which takes referrals from across Scotland in certain specialties, has announced the appointment of a new director of nursing.
Updated guidance has been published for the wide range of health professionals who care for people just before and after death.
A large US study, involving, nearly 100,000 children, is the latest to demonstrate no link between receipt of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and the development of autism.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy could provide an alternative non-drug treatment for people who do not wish to continue long-term antidepressant treatment, suggests new UK research.
Places are now open for nurses to apply for 10 scholarships at Coventry University to learn about caring for teenagers with cancer.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has developed a new treatment plan to support women suffering from severe sickness during pregnancy.
- Taking statins linked to ‘higher diabetes risk than previously thought’
- Northern Irish midwives vote to strike over pay at end of month
- Labour unveils pledge to train 1,000 extra nurses this year
- Green Party election pledges on health and the NHS
- Researchers reiterate benefits of exercise for cancer survivors
- Cognitive problems common in those who have survived cardiac arrest
- Visiting scheme to help student nurses ‘understand life with dementia’
- Success for programme that aims to help manage MS fatigue
- Text messages can offer extra support to new mothers with depression
- Party manifestos put workforce at centre of NHS election pledges