An actress whose husband and father of her two daughters died of a brain tumour last year has paid tribute to the “incredible” hospice nurses who supported the family in his final days.
A specialist Macmillan nurse in neuro-oncology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has stressed the importance of using plain terminology when breaking devastating news to seriously ill patients and their families.
North Somerset has appointed a new Admiral nurse for Weston Area Health NHS Trust who will be based at Weston General Hospital.
People with heart failure should no longer be offered cardiac rehabilitation programmes that are group-based, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
A leaflet has been published by the charity that runs the Admiral nursing service to help guide conversations regarding sex among couples affected by the condition.
A children’s charity has announced a partnership with a university to try and demonstrate the value of the specialist paediatric nursing posts that it funds.
A nurse who has dedicated her career to supporting patients with alcohol issues is to retire next month after nearly 40 years’ service to the NHS.
A dementia support café is due to be launched by Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust next week to support people living with the condition and those who care for them.
The government has announced the introduction of a new “soft” opt-out system for organ and tissue donation in England, in order to tackle a shortage of donors.
Patients on Merseyside are benefitting from a pioneering service that allows them to receive treatment for cancer in their workplace.