Older adults given a falls prevention plan in primary care settings are less likely to be hospitalised, according to a US study by nurse researchers.
A midwife from Belfast has been appointed as the Royal College of Midwives’ new director for Northern Ireland.
Nurses and midwives who have trained outside the European Union are from today allowed to apply to come and work in the UK immediately after qualifying.
The care minister for England, Caroline Dinenage, has promised to fight to get the voice of community nurses heard in government.
A £10m investment in online training for NHS staff in Wales was announced today to mark the official launch of a new national body designed to improve workforce planning and development.
Healthcare staff are being urged to ensure only patients with a true penicillin allergy are documented as such to protect them from hospital infections.
New voluntary standards have been published for the education and practice of community children’s nurses.
Over eight in 10 women with breast cancer in England are not told about the possibility of developing long-term anxiety and depression by healthcare professionals, charities have warned.
One in five inpatients with diabetes – around 58,000 – had a “hypo” in hospital last year, according to latest data, sparking a national charity to call on health professionals to more aware of the symptoms.
Every hospital in England would have dedicated nurses in place to support people struggling with alcohol misuse if Labour were in power, the party has announced.
Community nurses should never underestimate the shame that men feel about discussing their weight and wellbeing, a new report argues.
A paediatric nurse has said young cancer patients are missing out on vital sexual health information due to embarrassment among care professionals.
The chief nurse of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has apologised after an inquest found “errors in practice” had led to an 85-year-old patient drinking cleaning fluid and dying.
Staff involved in the care of a patient with an eating disorder should place greater emphasis on how they coordinate treatment with one another, according to new guidance.
A mental health unit in Suffolk that was forced to close due to staff shortages will welcome patients again next week after successfully recruiting 24 new nurses.
Final proposals for the regulation of nursing associates, including the skills and knowledge students will need in order to qualify, have been outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
A high gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes, suggests a study by Danish researchers.
Evidence suggests a link between residential levels of air pollution across London and being diagnosed with dementia, according to researchers.
Government cuts are pushing England into a public health crisis, the Labour Party has claimed.
An actress whose husband and father of her two daughters died of a brain tumour last year has paid tribute to the “incredible” hospice nurses who supported the family in his final days.