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A former nurse has been appointed as the new chief executive of Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in North Derbyshire.
A national recruitment campaign in Wales will this year be fronted by a nurse who is a man in a bid to encourage more men into the profession.
NHS England, in collaboration with the Queen’s Nursing Institute, has launched a new induction template for practice nursing to make primary care a more attractive option for newly qualifieds.
Midwifery inpatient services at a hospital in Shrewsbury are being forced to close its doors for six months, after recent refurbishments uncovered a number of “historic issues”, including fire regulation works that need to be addressed as soon as possible.
The Scottish government has announced that women and girls considered at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM) will receive “enhanced protection” under proposals in a new bill.
The health and wellbeing of nurses and other staff should be a “core priority” in the workplace, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has said, as part of new draft guidance on long-term sickness absence that earmark early interventions and mental health support plans as means of prevention.
UK researchers are leading the way in developing new ways to tackle antibiotic-resistant superbugs, show two new studies.
Older people who experience significant weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing dementia, suggests a study from South Korea.
The social care sector will continue to struggle to recruit and retain nurses unless pay is increased in line with what they can earn in the NHS, according to a new analysis that warns of a £4.4bn funding shortfall.
Working night shifts does not increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a major new analysis by UK researchers who hope their findings will provide reassurance to female employees such as nurses.