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
Nurses at the Oswestry Orthopaedic Hospital will be using an electronic monitoring system intended to makes care safer and more efficient.
Probiotics administered to critically ill patients in intensive care units show no benefit in preventing the colonisation of drug-resistant microbes in the intestinal tract, according to US research.
Young people who adopt the “goth” subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to UK researchers.
A major telehealth programme has been launched in Cheshire with the aim of helping improve self-management by patients with long-term conditions.
A “marked contrast” between the quality of mental health and community services has been identified by inspectors at a trust in the East Midlands.
Open visiting was introduced at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust earlier this year and is already proving popular with patients and carers, according to senior nurses.
Patient may begin to lose awareness of memory loss several years before they are formally diagnosed with dementia, a US study suggests.
Clinicians need to shift their focus from “calorie counting” to concentrating on the nutritional value of foods in order to boost cardiovascular health among patients, claim academics.
UK patients are living longer but have an increasing number of conditions as they age, which in turn is adding to the burden on care providers, according to a major new study.
A tighter target for blood glucose control in children with diabetes has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
- Plymouth hospitals invest in ‘sim man’ for staff training
- Higher prices at hospital shops under scrutiny
- NICE calls for better HbA1c control in type 1 diabetics
- NICE issues referral warning for foot ulcers in diabetes patients
- Screening for chlamydia would be ‘cost effective’
- Health service treats 200,000 diabetes complications a year
- Midlands trust honours nursing staff for ‘going extra mile’
- NHS England nursing director takes Guernsey post
- Guide launched for nurses seeking new role in schools
- Warning that over-65s consuming alcohol at ‘unsafe levels’