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
The hourly rate the NHS can pay agency staff will be capped at 55% above the pay levels of permanent staff, under plans announced by the Department of Health.
The centenary of the death of a national nursing hero, Edith Cavell, was celebrated at ceremonies around the country yesterday.
Convicted murderer Victorino Chua has been struck off the nursing register by a fitness to practise panel, pending appeal.
A range of continuing nursing and workforce issues have been raised by regulators during a visit to Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Patients with coronary artery disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation receive comparable outpatient care from doctors and nurse practitioners, according to a US study.
New mothers will soon be able to choose their appointment to see a midwife at the weekend in the days after giving birth, under a new system introduced at a Devon hospital trust.
More nurses and electronic medical records are among the five key factors that help overcome the “weekend effect” in hospitals, according to US researchers.
The majority of hospices in England are caring for and supporting people in a compassionate way at the end of their lives, according to the Care Quality Commission.
The work of midwives is being celebrated in a special exhibition that draws on previously unseen treasures from Scotland’s national archives.
A charity has set up a new website to help patients with multiple sclerosis discuss the array of drugs available to treat them with specialist nurses and other health professionals.
- Dying at home leads to ‘more peace and less grief’
- NHS deficit warnings spark calls for urgent action
- Guidance for nurses working with homeless people
- 'Historic' decision on nurse revalidation largely welcomed
- NMC approves introduction of nurse revalidation in April
- Campaign for healthy workplaces launched by RCN
- ICN calls for global action on safe nurse staffing levels
- National maternity review chair visits midwife-led unit
- Brain cooling ‘lessens’ chances of head injury recovery
- Chickens helping to improve health of care home residents