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 large pilot study of a new bowel cancer screening test has demonstrated a major increase in participation rates across population groups, according to UK researchers.
Lunar cycles do not influence the timing of births or hospital admissions, despite the presence of a full moon being a common refrain when things appear more hectic than usual, say US researchers.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s revised code of conduct has come into force this month.
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The prime minister has pledged to make the NHS a “truly” seven day a week service by 2020 if the Conservatives win the next election.
The downbanding of specialist nursing posts by cash-strapped trusts attempting to save money is “unacceptable”, a government minister has stated.
The current chief nursing officer for England and her immediate predecessor have been passing on their passion for the profession to a group of student nurses.
Operating department practitioners and a range of other healthcare professions face having to pay higher registration fees, potentially paving the way for a similar move for nurses and midwives.
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- First acute hospitals achieve ‘gold standard’ for end of life care
- Peer announced as chair of national review of maternity in England
- Nurse appointed chief exec of Norfolk community trust
- Repeated use of antibiotics may increase risk of type 2 diabetes
- New score predicts cardiovascular risk for ‘anyone in world’ over 40
- New type 2 diabetes treatment gets go-ahead for NHS
- Nursing director concerned at high number of patient falls
- Taskforce to draw up improvement plan for mental health services
- Campaign launched to ‘rebuild’ emergency care in Scotland