Nurses are the least-appreciated group of professionals among public sector workers, a survey of staff from councils, schools and other emergency services has suggested.
A film demonstrating the importance of hand hygiene through a variety of scenarios accompanied by sports style commentary has won an infection control prize in the US.
An interdisciplinary approach to antimicrobial stewardship involving comprehensive blood culture identification (BCID) testing can slash broad spectrum antibiotic use, according to US researchers.
Dirty hospital taps may be helping spread infections as an unintended consequence of clinical staff being encouraged to wash their hands more often, warn researchers.
An intrepid learning disability nurse preparing to take on a gruelling trek in memory of her mother is using her time in the spotlight to fly the flag for her profession.
Five midwives from across the UK have received a prestigious Royal College of Midwives fellowship for their contribution to the profession across a variety of fields.
Specially trained nurses will be in place across all custody suites in Northern Ireland before the end of next year, police chiefs have said.
Nearly half a million people aged 65 and over had a diagnosis of dementia last month, according to NHS England, which said it was the highest monthly number on record.
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London South Bank University is staging an event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of learning disability nursing, which will be hosted and led by people with learning disabilities.
An online network has been set up for specialist midwives, nurses and health visitors to help tackle female genital mutilation and to support survivors.