A pilot scheme has helped decrease gender stereotypes in nursing and midwifery among school children, a government arms’-length body has claimed.
There is an ongoing recruitment and retention “crisis” among the nursing workforce in the independent social care sector in Scotland, a report has warned.
Members of a major Irish nursing union have voted in favour of taking national strike action over low pay, which leaders say is driving staff shortages
Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust has appointed an experienced health service leader and former nurse and midwife as its new chief executive.
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Nurses must be instilled with greater confidence to speak about the terminal nature of dementia with patients and carers, researchers have warned as a new study shows too many professionals are avoiding the subject.
Nurses based at a hospital in South Wales are hosting a Christmas Day lunch for patients in the community who are most vulnerable.
Mature students in England will in future be offered £5,000 to embark on a career in mental health or learning disability nursing in a new bid to tackle shortages, under plans expected to be revealed early next year.
Routine access to general practice appointments in the evening and weekends has been introduced across England more than three months ahead of schedule, it has been announced.
A new chill-out space for teenage patients in West Middlesex will “dramatically improve their hospital experience,” a nursing director has said.
The much-anticipated plan for the long term future of the NHS has been delayed until next year, Nursing Times understands.