Vaccinations and developmental checks reduce likelihood of hospital visits during childhood, a study by UK researchers has confirmed.
More than one in five nurses working in adult hospital care in England is from the European Union or further afield, show new figures that demonstrate the health service’s reliance on overseas workers.
Numbers of health visitors, school nurses and learning disability nurses in England have continued to fall over the past year, shows analysis of the latest NHS workforce statistics by Nursing Times.
The shadow health and social care secretary has today hit out at what he described as “savage” cuts to health visitor and school nurse numbers in England.
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.
Government cuts are pushing England into a public health crisis, the Labour Party has claimed.
A group of health visitors and school nurses have received cognitive behaviour therapy as part of an innovative leadership project designed to combat feelings of self-doubt.
An NHS trust has been told to take urgent action to reduce risks to children and families, amid reports of its health visiting service being in “meltdown”.
Complaints against midwives in NHS secondary care services in England have risen more sharply than any other profession, new data reveals.
A specialist health visitor in Sussex has developed an innovative board game to help nurses and other professionals understand the importance of a good night’s sleep for children.