Public health experts have called for more action to boost uptake of vaccinations, after it was revealed more than half a million children in the UK missed out on measles jabs in recent years.
More than 100 Australian nurses are due to come and work in the North East of Scotland, as part of an initiative to help staff deemed surplus “Down Under” into employment and to help tackle nurse shortages in the Grampian region.
A global campaign to raise the profile and status of nursing will be extended to Ireland today.
Nurses are being urged to “think twice” before putting on examination gloves to help reduce waste and the risk of skin problems.
Nursing leaders have urged the government to do more to address the gender pay gap in nursing and smash the idea that it is “low-paid women’s work”.
The winners of the Student Nursing Times Awards are set to be announced later this week at a glittering ceremony held in London.
Targeted stop smoking support delivered by specially trained mental health nurses has helped more people with severe mental illness to quit, according to a major new study.
The chief executive of Public Health England has called on nurses to continue to “speak confidently” about the importance of vaccinations, as a new survey names health professionals as the most trusted source of information on the topic.
Joint clinical training for nursing, medical and dental students can help boost their ability to work well with other professionals, according to a US study.
The NHS and partners “must do better” when it comes to tackling violence against staff, according to health minister Stephen Hammond who said every incident must be properly investigated.