Home care health workers are frequently verbally abused by clients and their families, according to researchers from the US.
A new commitment has been made by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to look at introducing a system of regulation for advanced nurse practitioners as part of a major review.
New best practice training guidelines have been published for professional carers administering buccal (ormomucosal) midazolam for epilepsy patients in the community.
Type 2 diabetes in midlife is associated with a 30% increased risk of a serious blockage of the brain arteries, often leading to stroke, and a doubling of the risk of narrowing of arteries in those over 60.
Health Education England’s chief nurse, Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, has been appointed at global campaign, Nursing Now, to help spearhead a leadership and development training programme for young nurses and midwives in 2020.
The Teenage Cancer Trust has announced the appointment of an experienced nurse, Dr Louise Soanes, as its director of services.
A hospital in Cheshire has become the first in the country to have key wards accredited by a leading autism charity, after it created a “quiet route” into the hospital and introduced mandatory autism awareness training for staff.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has launched a new UK wide survey of the district nursing workforce to help the charity to determine what investment and support is needed for the service.
A nurse has been re-arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into the deaths of 17 babies at a hospital in Cheshire.
Responsibility for commissioning key public health services such as health visiting will stay with local authorities, the government has confirmed after a review.