Nurses recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list earlier this year have been presented with their British Empire Medals.
CQC warns 84 councils over Allied Healthcare
More than 20 organisations representing nurses, outreach workers and other homelessness professionals have called on NHS England to spend more on specialist health interventions for homeless people.
Fears have been raised about the future of district nursing, as student numbers decline.
A new book has been launched that it is hoped will become a valuable resource for student nurses giving them unique insights into patient and carer experiences of care at home.
Community nurses working in Scotland are being encouraged to look out for tell-tale signs that their patients may be at risk or have become the victim of financial scams.
Shortages of learning disabilities nurses are hampering long-drawn national plans to end the practice of vulnerable people being inappropriately sent away from their families for care, leading nurses have warned.
A community trust in West London has been praised for making improvements but told to review the “unmanageable” caseloads of its nurses who have complained of feeling stressed and overworked.
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has indicated he wants to see an increase in the adoption of community nursing models similar to one pioneered in the Netherlands.
Community health services for children at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have been downgraded from “good” to “inadequate” by inspectors who raised concerns about staffing levels and heavy caseloads.