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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.
Health and social care staff in Scotland are being empowered to better support people with autism during difficult moments throughout the rollercoaster of their lives.
Harnessing the full potential of nurses and midwives will be essential in ending health inequalities around the world, global leaders have urged.
An “academy” is to be created in England to improve and standardise routes into advanced clinical practice (ACP) for nurses and other healthcare professionals.
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A learning disability nurse has been appointed as new chief executive for Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.
A nurse who lost her life while caring for casualties of the First World War was among those commemorated in a series of sand portraits to mark 100 years since the end of the conflict.
The Royal College of Midwives has published a new tool to help maternity services assess the continuity of midwife care provided for expectant and new mums.
Instant messaging services like WhatsApp can be a key tool for clinicians when responding to emergency situations, according to new official guidance on how to use them safely.
Nurses are in a prime position to research gun violence and look at ways to prevent it, according to a new paper from the US.
An NHS trust in North East England is harnessing the heart-melting power of childhood innocence in a new hard-hitting campaign to protect its staff against abuse in the workplace.
Vaccinations and developmental checks reduce likelihood of hospital visits during childhood, a study by UK researchers has confirmed.
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust has been named one of the best places in the world for nurses and midwives to work.
Nurse leadership expert Bronagh Scott has been appointed as interim director of nursing policy and practice at the Royal College of Nursing.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been placed in special measures to address serious safety issues including staffing shortages and concerns about the quality of maternity and urgent care.
Clearer guidance and training is needed at local level for health professionals on the endorsement of e-cigarettes to cancer patients who smoke, according to the authors of a UK study.