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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.