Complaints against midwives in NHS secondary care services in England have risen more sharply than any other profession, new data reveals.
A team of researchers from Leicester has developed a questionnaire that they say helps to shed light on the most common symptoms reported by patients with kidney disease.
A national campaign to end “pyjama paralysis” has helped reduce falls and pressure ulcers and cut the length of time people spent in hospital, according to an evaluation.
The consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, sometimes leading to soured social relationships, according to UK researchers.
A pioneering end of life nurse and a nurse who has led the way in patient-centred emergency care have been short-listed for an award that recognises outstanding contributions to the delivery of compassionate care.
New NHS guidelines for England have called for bereaved families and carers to be given a “clear, honest, compassionate and sensitive response” after the death of a loved one.
Continuity of care by clinicians is associated with lower patient mortality, according to UK researchers.
Trusts must have plans to tackle a shortage of staff specialising in supporting people with learning difficulties, the NHS regulator for England has said.
A new nurse‐led model of community care developed in the Netherlands has proved hugely popular with both patients and staff in London and could help solve some of the current problems in district nursing, according to a new study
Hillingdon Hospital staff, including senior managers, have been donning their nightwear this week to draw attention to the issue of “pyjama paralysis” in older patients.