A law requiring set nurse-to-patient ratios in intensive care units across a US state has not resulted in anticipated improvements in patient welfare, according to a new study.
Tackling “stigma and prejudice” around mental health is key to addressing nurse recruitment challenges in this field, a leader at a top NHS trust has said.
The UK is “well on the way” to eradicating HIV, health leaders have claimed, after new figures showed diagnoses have reached their lowest level since 2000.
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events, according to a study in Denmark.
Taking fish oil supplement during pregnancy is linked to an increase in infant lean and bone mass by the age of six years, according to Danish and UK researchers.
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The Royal College of Nursing in Scotland has launched a public campaign to ask for more for nurses so that patients “receive safe, high quality care”.
The upcoming NHS England 10-year plan will fail if health visitors continue to be sidelined from the system as a result of being solely commissioned by local councils, leaders have warned.
A team of researchers from Leicester has developed a questionnaire that they say helps to shed light on the most common symptoms reported by patients with kidney disease.
Mothers diagnosed with gestational diabetes have an elevated risk of developing postpartum depression symptoms, according to a new Finnish study.