Steve Ford's stories
Latest European and North American blood pressure guidelines may actually boost the stroke risk if used for Asian patients, particularly the elderly, according to experts.
A protest against the scrapping of free nurse education is to take place in Westminster next week, with more than 500 people expected to attend.
A petition set up this week calling for the government to retain bursaries for student nurses has gained 100,000 signatures in support, enough to make it eligible for debate by MPs.
Nine out of 10 student nurses would not have applied to study nursing without access to a bursary, according to a snap poll by a union.
A memorial statue to nursing pioneer Mary Seacole will finally go-ahead after the government said it would stump up the remainder of the money needed to complete the project.
A scheme has been launched to support the implementation of Schwartz rounds within smaller organisations, featuring an online training package and increased peer support.
Children appear to be gaining weight as they pass through primary school, with the youngest much less likely to be obese than the oldest, according to latest figures.
An estimated 43,900 excess winter deaths occurred in England and Wales in 2014-15, the highest number since 1999.
The bill to introduce safer nurse staffing levels in Wales is another step closer to becoming law after successfully coming through a vote on amendments.
A petition set up just two days ago calling for the government to keep bursaries for student nurses has already gained over 70,000 signatures in support.