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Contingency plans have been triggered to ensure NHS trusts are stocked up with enough examination gloves for their staff, following problems with a key supplier based in Europe.
Plans to create an apprenticeship route into district nursing in England have moved a significant step forward.
Nurse leaders in Wales have called for all mental health nurses to be supported to develop leadership skills and receive effective and continuous professional development, in a set of pledges released for the sector.
There is a small benefit of inducing labour over a “wait and see” approach for late term pregnancies, according to researchers in Holland.
Need for further surgery particularly high in younger men and serious complications surprisingly common in older people, say researchers.
Evelina London Children’s Hospital and community services have introduced NHS rainbow badges for its staff to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) patients.
Patients with tuberculosis are more likely to continue their drug treatment if they are supported by smartphones rather than attending face-to-face appointments, according to researchers.
Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.
Fresh guidance has been launched to help nurses recognise and appropriately respond to harmful sexual behaviour in children.
A professor leading a review into national cervical, breast and bowel examination schemes has called for nurses and other staff members to give ideas and views to help inform recommendations for the future of cancer screenings.
Recruiting nurses from overseas is a “long-term investment” for an organisation because they are less likely to jump ship once they join, according to a top nurse at a renowned trust.
The invaluable work of mental health nurses is taking centre stage today in the first ever national celebration of the speciality.
The director of nursing and midwifery at a hospital trust under investigation for mother and baby deaths has announced her departure.
Men in the nursing workforce have an advantage in terms of pay, because they are over-represented at senior bands compared to their overall proportion to the UK nursing population, according to a new study.
The Royal College of Nursing is devising a short film to promote learning disability nursing as an exciting career option to young people as part of efforts to address a chronic shortage.
A leading nurse from Southampton has warned that people in the UK who develop dementia under the age of 65 are “falling into a void”, with little or no access to long-term specialist support.
A globe-trotting nurse who says she was born to enter the profession has been appointed as the new matron of a private hospital in North Wales to help support further expansion of the facilities.
Matt Hancock has pledged to overhaul mental health support for nurses and other care staff, after a report laid bare the “emotional labour” of working in the NHS.
A major acute trust in London has pledged to boost support for nurses and other members of staff whose babies are born prematurely or sick.
A new joint unit linking leaders from government, the NHS and industry has been set up to drive the digital transformation of the health service.