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: firstname.lastname@example.org
A study of newly-qualified nurses in the US has found they are at greater risk of suffering injuries if they work longer shifts, more overtime and at night.
Advising patients to spend more time spent standing rather than sitting could improve levels of blood glucose, fat and cholesterol, according to an Australian study.
Funding and support is being made available for nurses and other health professionals interested in setting up an award winning text message system for engaging with younger patients.
A specialist centre has opened in north east Kent where nurses are using telemedicine to help support patients with the most complex and serious wounds in a community setting.
Nurses have hit back against suggestions in the national media that they were leaving end of life care patients so dehydrated they were resorting to sucking water from sponges.
Serious falls are more than twice as likely in older men who take medicines with anticholinergic properties, according to UK researchers.
The relative risks of a baby dying or suffering complications after a vaginal breech delivery are higher than in planned caesarean section, however, the absolute risks are low, suggests a new study.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published draft guidance recommending three different treatment options for some adults with hepatitis C.
The University of East Anglia and the Royal Marsden School in London have announced a new educational partnership.
The leader of the Royal College of Nursing has written to MPs urging them to put pressure on the government to reverse a decision that could force overseas nurses to leave the UK.
- New study into impact of staffing levels on observation
- Local return to practice course starts in Lincolnshire
- Hospital admissions linked to hepatitis C on the increase
- Manchester A&E reopens following MERS virus scare
- Obesity linked with heightened risk of Alzheimer’s
- Hampshire maternity units gain ‘baby friendly’ status
- Welsh health board latest to look overseas for nurses
- GP shortfall driving 'boom' in demand for nurse practitioners
- New score spots risk of complications in surgical patients
- Cutting ‘unnecessary’ surgical catheter use also cuts UTIs