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A campaign to secure public recognition for a pioneering nurse who helped to develop in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment has been backed by the Royal College of Nursing.
A hospital in Buckinghamshire has been forced to temporarily close one of its community wards due to a shortage of nurses, it has been announced.
Nurses working in social care are being encouraged to wear a new “CARE” badge as a symbol of their pride in the work they do.
Nursing leaders have welcomed a range of fresh government commitments in the ongoing fight against superbugs.
A small-screen actress has helped to launch a new charity campaign aiming to encourage more open discussion about dementia among South Asian communities.
There are lessons for nursing in a new report on why doctors from a black and minority ethnic background are more likely to be referred to the General Medical Council, say regulators.
A university in the south of England has launched a new “state-of-the-art” nursing simulation laboratory and ward, in a bid to enhance student education and teaching provisions.
Hundreds of NHS mental health patients are being sent to private hospital wards, often hundreds of miles from home, new research from the British Medical Association (BMA) has revealed.
The first NHS gambling clinic for children will open this year, as part of a new network of services for addicts being rolled out as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.
Over 7,000 young mothers and their newborns in Scotland have now received support through an innovative programme led by specially trained nurses and midwives, according to a report.
Patients are being routinely cared for in “temporary” beds that should only be used in emergencies or when there are spikes in demand, according to new research from the British Medical Association (BMA).
Care home staff need better mandatory training to protect people’s oral health, the Care Quality Commission has warned, after its latest series of inspections found services with no policies or training in place to support this type of care.
People living in Suffolk have been urged to write to their MPs to help put a stop to proposed cuts against the health visiting workforce in the area.
A specialist nurse has been invited to a reception at Downing Street next week, which will celebrate and thank healthcare professionals involved in the care, treatment and prevention of diabetes.
Insects found in hospitals may pose a risk to infection prevention efforts and, ultimately, patient safety due to the bacteria they contain, UK researchers have warned.
Health visiting leaders have made fresh calls for the government to take recognise the value and advanced specialist nature of the health visitor role, nationally, in the wake of leaked Suffolk County Council documents that revealed plans to slash the workforce by 25%.
People who work long hours have been found to have a higher risk of stroke, especially if they work those hours for a decade or more, according to French researchers.
Investment in learning disability nurses is in “urgent” need, the Royal College of Nursing has said, as new analysis shows the number of nurses working in this area has plummeted by almost 60% in a decade.
Most hospital inpatients report that nurses and clinicians “always” treat them with dignity and respect, according to the Care Quality Commission’s annual survey results, though concerns have been raised over lengthy discharge delays and lack of information for self-care when patients go home.
Women’s awareness of alcohol’s role in boosting breast cancer risk is poor, according to UK researchers.