A community infection prevention nurse has been named Wales Nurse of the Year at an annual Royal College of Nursing event.
Cancer screening programmes in England will be overhauled after tens of thousands of women were caught up in major blunders.
Senior nurses will be able to access support to help develop new volunteer roles within the NHS, as part of a project aspiring to ease pressure on busy staff and improve patient care
A leading nurse has said “continual push and motivation” from care staff is behind her trust’s success in slicing the number of patients experiencing pressure ulcers in hospital by 61% in two years.
Child-sized, gender-neutral versions of Scotland’s national nursing uniform are at the heart of a new project designed to challenge public perceptions about the image of the profession.
New standards to ensure children in special schools in Wales receive high quality healthcare from school nurses have been unveiled this week by ministers.
Unions have announced that nurses and midwives in Northern Ireland are to be consulted on whether they are prepared to take industrial action, including strike action, over pay.
Two “outstanding” nurses with honours from the Queen have been elected to top positions at the Royal College of Nursing.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said the upcoming NHS 10-year plan will feature a boost for nurse training to tackle shortages.
The dizzying scale of the nurse workforce crisis facing England has been laid bare by independent experts, who called on leaders to urgently boost the number of nurses in training through incentives to encourage students to enter the profession and support employers to take on apprentices.
Intensive care services for the sickest patients are to be moved out of Leicester General Hospital because of ongoing concerns about staff shortages and patient safety.
Medical and nursing leaders are urging healthcare professionals to support a people’s vote on the final Brexit deal over concerns about lasting damage to the nation’s health.
A high-tech manikin of a five-year-old is helping student nurses at the University of South Wales learn to communicate with and examine young children.
Immigration minister Caroline Nokes has rejected pleas for oversea nurses to be exempted from extra charges to use the NHS, insisting it is “only right” they pay.
Thousands more people with type 1 diabetes in England will be offered life-changing glucose monitors on the NHS as part of plans to revolutionise health care with clever technologies, it is revealed today.
Two standalone midwifery units will close for births and postnatal beds in the community will be scrapped under major plans to revamp maternity services across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.
Healthcare staff across England have been urgently reminded about how to spot warning signs of life-threatening bleeding in kidney dialysis patients following seven deaths.
Former foreign secretary David Miliband has called for a more joined up way of tackling child malnutrition around the world, with a greater use of community health workers as well.
An emergency care nurse was among the health professionals and campaigners to feature in a short film played today at a major international health conference.
Heavy workloads and staffing issues are among factors contributing to baby deaths and brain injuries during childbirth, says a report that found nearly three quarters might have been prevented with different care.