NHS hospitals have been told by the government to ditch “outdated” pagers by the end of 2021, in a move set to save nurses 21 minutes per shift.
An independent healthcare provider has revealed plans for a new in-house training academy to secure its own pipeline of nurses in the face of national shortages.
An outpatient nurse at Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth is to take part in a worldwide bikers’ relay to raise awareness of women as active participants in motorsports.
More than half of newly qualified nurses are picked on in the workplace by their superiors, researchers have found.
A “record-breaking” number of male school leavers have applied to study nursing, according to NHS England, which has highlighted new figures showing an increase of over 50% in the last decade.
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.