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
Researchers have developed what they say is the world’s first prognosis scoring system for hospital patients and their life expectancy within the next 30 days.
Distinctive red armbands for senior nursing staff are being introduced at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust so patients know who is in charge.
There are significantly higher rates of C. difficile infection among hospitals that use reusable sharps containers, according to US nursing researchers.
New information has been published for patients with pelvic girdle pain, which is designed to improve their quality of life through early diagnosis and treatment.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has opened a book of condolence for Lorna Carty, a nurse who died in the terrorist attack in Tunisia on Friday.
Dementia patients in Plymouth hospital ward are being cheered by old photographs, thanks to the initiative of a healthcare assistant.
Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust has launched a major nurse recruitment drive.
Bathing hospital patients using antimicrobial cloths can slash the number of bloodstream infections, US researchers have suggested.
The country’s top public health nurse has said the case needs to be made “very strongly” about the benefits of investment in public health, in the wake of concerns about budget cuts by councils.
The Royal College of Midwives has formally become an affiliate of the umbrella body the Trades Union Congress.
- RCN finished last year in 'strong financial position'
- Nursing for terminally ill children let down by lack of resource
- New meningitis vaccinations to begin this year
- Cameron dismisses RCN’s workforce warning
- Nurses to debate halting of NICE work on safe staffing
- Workforce planning in NHS branded ‘lackadaisical’
- College urges public health investment, not cuts
- Carter bows out with call for nurses to be more vocal
- Roles created to support whistleblowing in Scottish NHS
- RCN members oppose covert filming in care homes