Widespread shortages of nursing staff, chronic underfunding and an over-burdened health system struggling to cope – welcome to the new National Health Service in 1948.
Ministers should reform pay awards for clinical excellence – currently reserved for consultants – and open them up to nurses and other healthcare staff, according to a report.
Patients with lung cancer live longer, avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and cope better with treatment when cared for by specialist nurses, according to a new study.
The NHS is today launching a multi-million pound TV advertising campaign with the aim of recruiting thousands of nurses during its landmark 70th year.
The head of the NHS in England says that hospital trusts have been told to “reach out” to their overseas staff who are European Union nationals about staying on after Brexit.
A specialist nurse who works in Norfolk and Suffolk has been named as the best learning disability nurse in England at a charity awards ceremony.
A London nurse who used voodoo to traffick vulnerable Nigerian women into prostitution in Germany has been convicted under the Modern Slavery Act.
A damning report into accident and emergency departments in and around Edinburgh has identified a breakdown in trust between nurses and doctors, and a culture of bullying.
Nurses working in the independent care homes need to be given “parity on pay” with their colleagues in the NHS, according to representatives from the sector.
All children and young people in hospital should have 24 hour access to a registered children’s nurse, new guidance from the English NHS regulator says.