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The much-anticipated NHS Long Term Plan has finally been revealed, promising a wholesale transformation of the health service in England. Nursing Times has unpacked the 136-page document, which sets out how a £20.5bn annual budget increase will be spent, to find out what it means for nurses both current and future.
A debate will be held at this year’s Royal College of Nursing congress about whether the organisation should re-join a global nursing federation.
Nurses from Spain may be more likely to quit the health service in the event of a no-deal Brexit, because NHS experience will no longer be recognised in their home country, it has emerged.
Vital signs observations are less likely to be completed on time on hospital wards staffed by healthcare assistants working 12-hour shifts or longer, according to new research.
A team of community nurses in Dorset is using electric bikes to visit their patients as part of an initiative to improve staff wellbeing, patient engagement and the environment, one of the nurses leading the project has revealed to Nursing Times.
A children’s nurse from Nottingham has become the first in the country to be awarded a prestigious clinical lectureship award from the Department of Health and Social Care.
The World Health Organization has provisionally designated the year 2020 as the “year of the nurse and midwife”, in honour of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.
A charity is fighting to save seven Parkinson’s nurse specialist posts across England from potentially being axed, Nursing Times has learnt.
A book written by a school nurse and Nursing Times Award winner is set to help primary school children across Surrey to develop positive mental health, following the success of a pilot scheme.
A sound-engineer turned learning disability nursing student in Wales has merged his past and current careers to create an online resources tool for patients and service users.