Shortages in nursing are “the single biggest challenge” faced by England’s national health education and training body, which has set out how it plans to boost the nursing workforce in the coming year.
Most nurses have ideas for how to improve the service in which they work but less than one in five feel like their suggestions would be acted upon if they brought them forward, according to a new survey.
A specialist nurse has told how joining arms with the police in a series of covert operations has helped vulnerable women who have been sex trafficked into the country get vital health support that they would not otherwise receive.
Urgent action must be taken to address the transport needs of nursing staff who provide vital services during the night, campaigners have warned.
An “incredible” nurse from Southampton has today been recognised for dedicating her career to helping homeless people in a prestigious ceremony at the Houses of Parliament.
A national retention scheme that is being credited for helping to keep 800 NHS nurses in post will be expanded to general practice, it has been announced today.
Young people have been placed on adult mental wards because of a shortage of nursing staff at Northern Ireland’s only inpatient unit for children with mental health problems, it has emerged.
The drivers behind NHS nurse retention and how turnover rates affect patient outcomes will be the subject of a new major research project.
Plans to bring more nurses from overseas to work in the NHS must not come at the expense of poorer countries in desperate need of nursing staff, according to a new report calling for a more ethical approach to international recruitment.
Nurses have accused a government minister of “talking down” the value of university-based education for nursing students.
The scale may be smaller, but the nature of the challenges facing the health system of the Isle of Man are not dissimilar to those in our NHS.
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Medway NHS Foundation Trust has become one of the first trusts in the South East to sign up to the Rainbow Badge scheme, as part of an initiative that shows nursing staff are aware of the issues lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) people face when accessing healthcare.
The importance of safe nurse staffing levels has been underlined in an international white paper that calls on countries around the world to take action to ensure they have enough nurses.
The work of an NHS trust that has given its nursing associates small caseloads has been showcased in a new online resource aimed at helping organisations make the best use of their staff.
A mental health hospital run by the same company that owns Whorlton Hall has been placed in special measures after inspectors raised serious concerns about safety and “inappropriate” behaviour by staff.
A hospital in Buckinghamshire has been forced to temporarily close one of its community wards due to a shortage of nurses, it has been announced.
Nurses working in social care are being encouraged to wear a new “CARE” badge as a symbol of their pride in the work they do.
People who work long hours have been found to have a higher risk of stroke, especially if they work those hours for a decade or more, according to French researchers.
Investment in learning disability nurses is in “urgent” need, the Royal College of Nursing has said, as new analysis shows the number of nurses working in this area has plummeted by almost 60% in a decade.