A national charity has launched a new nursing post in North East Wales to help seriously ill children get the care they need closer to their homes and families.
Two leading health think tanks have called for £1bn a year to be invested back into public health and for the government to protect the sector from further cuts in funding.
Patients will continue to face “unacceptable” waits for treatment unless nursing shortages are addressed, health leaders have warned.
A former mental health trust in Essex is set to come under national review after an investigation found “significant failings” in the care of two young men.
A healthcare support worker from Hampshire is in hospital with serious burns after her fire-eating act at an NHS staff talent show went wrong.
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.