More than a third of healthcare staff have been found to be contaminated with multi-drug resistant organisms after caring for patients colonised or infected with the bacteria, according to a US study.
Maternity staff on the South Coast have “taken a walk in” the shoes of women and families at their trust, in an initiative designed to help understand user and carer experience.
An accident and emergency nurse in the North of England has spoken out about the harsh realities of life as a nurse working in the A&E department, following a series of patient backlash.
Older people living in nursing homes and who take part in a regular, organised exercise programme gain multiple benefits, including a reduced falls risk and less frailty, according to Spanish researchers.
Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more likely to experience stillbirth than women without the condition, according to UK researchers.
NHS trusts in England must do more to ensure they are properly learning from deaths that occur under their watch, the health watchdog has warned.
Nursing lecturers in Scotland have embarked on a new campaign to get more men to consider a career as a nurse.
Residents living with dementia in nursing homes across Shropshire and Cheshire are engaging with a new furry friend, as part of a pet therapy initiative with a twist.
From this week, all 130 trusts in England should be referring maternity cases involving intrapartum stillbirth, early neonatal deaths and severe brain injury to a new independent agency set up to investigate patient safety incidents.
A new master’s degree programme is being launched in London to help develop and expand the role of nurses in specialist eye care.