A national newspaper has today admitted its description of nurses as doctors’ assistants was out of step with the realities of the role after coming under fire from the profession.
A first of its kind online service for people with type 2 diabetes is set to be piloted later this year, in a bid to help them manage the condition “independently,” NHS England has announced.
A previously inactive software alert has now been turned on to help practice nurses ensure teenage patients are vaccinated against meningitis, after questions were asked by bereaved parents.
Nurses have called for greater recognition of the vital role they play in general practice, amid claims their contribution was overlooked in a BBC documentary on the primary care crisis.
A student nursing associate has been announced as the winner of Nursing Times’ mug painting competition, which aims to showcase the creativity of nursing students.
The chief executive of Public Health England has called on nurses to continue to “speak confidently” about the importance of vaccinations, as a new survey names health professionals as the most trusted source of information on the topic.
A nurse will help spearhead efforts to make a hospital trust go paperless after completing a one-year fellowship at NHS Digital.
Nurses in New York are using geospatial mapping of opioid overdoses to inform clinical practice at a local clinic level in “real time”, according to US researchers.
The health secretary has vowed to “look at” adding a chief nursing officer role to the structure of his new technology agency, known as NHSX, after the absence of one was flagged by a nurse.
A trust in Southampton has become the first to offer all patients their hospital records online, as part of an initiative that sees staff making upcoming appointments, test results and consultant advice, available to patients electronically.