A national newspaper has today admitted its description of nurses as doctors’ assistants was out of step with the realities of the role after coming under fire from the profession.
Nearly 60 health visitors in Lincolnshire are being balloted by their union on taking strike action in a dispute over the transfer of their pay and conditions from the NHS to a local council.
A leading midwife at a major London trust has become one of the first people in England to receive the chief midwifery officer’s gold award.
Staff at an independent adolescent mental health service in Northamptonshire have failed to follow best practice when using seclusion, leaving patients for “longer than necessary” and in unsafe environments, health inspectors found in new damning report.
Leading nurses from the world of research, the charity sector and the military are among those recognised with birthday honours from the Queen this year.
Over 1,000 nursing associates have now joined the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s register – a moment that has been described by healthcare leaders as a “significant milestone” for the fledgling profession.
A university is launching an adult nursing degree apprenticeship with a heavy focus on community nursing placements, which it argues could have a significant impact on local recruitment difficulties.
Neurorehabilitation service prover, the Christchurch Group, has appointed Sue Houston, as its new head of nursing.
Evidence on nurse staffing levels and the impact on patient welfare has increased dramatically in the last two decades.
Case study: A nurse has told how he quit his job on an acute cardiology ward because persistent understaffing left him drained.