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Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust has been revealed as the highest placed performer among the health and social care sector in an annual list that recognises the top employers for lesbian, gay, bi and transgender staff.
Staff shortages could jeopardise the NHS Long Term Plan, according to a new report from finance experts that warns promised funding could go unspent without the nursing staff to deliver on the blueprint’s promises.
Sleeping for more than nine hours per night, without disturbance, during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, according to US researchers.
Patients with higher levels of frailty have been found to be more likely to have both Alzheimer’s disease-related brain changes and symptoms of dementia.
A specialist nurse and a second year nursing student have won a “meet and greet” with a famous comedian, after fundraising for colleagues who face hardship.
A senior nurse has been recognised by hospital inspectors for going above and beyond her call of duty to help a young patient regain her confidence after falling off a horse, as they rated her trust as “outstanding”.
England’s new chief nursing officer, Dr Ruth May, will be among a panel of experts developing the NHS workforce implementation plan, it has been confirmed.
More must be done to enable midwives to deliver sexual and reproductive healthcare “to their full potential” to vulnerable women and girls caught up in humanitarian disasters, according to new research.
Nursing staff at a trust in the North East look unlikely to receive compensation for a hike in parking permit charges, following a breakdown in talks between managers and a union.
A former mental health nurse has been made the new boss of a struggling acute trust in Cornwall.
Transferring the commissioning of key public health services, such as health visiting and school nursing, back to the NHS may not be the solution to ensuring better preventative care, according to a leading health commentator.
Shortages of nurses in key areas like mental health, district and practice nursing risk scuppering the delivery of the 10-year plan for the NHS, say health service leader who have called for urgent action to address staffing issues.
Nurses from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds remain “grossly unrepresented” at the top level of the NHS, latest national data has revealed.
Patients could benefit from improved nursing care and outcomes thanks to new guidance that helps draw out meaningful findings from qualitative studies, according to those behind it.
The Foundation of Nursing Studies has started its search for a new chief executive to act as a “visible, inspiring and effective” leader for the charity.
Hospital leaders must carefully weigh up the risks and benefits of bringing nursing associates into their workforce before deploying them, according to new national guidelines.
Trained alert dogs can help those living with type 1 diabetes to regulate their insulin, according to new research from a UK university and a charity.
A “no deal” Brexit would be a “disaster” for the NHS, health service leaders have warned, as MPs prepare for a crunch vote on the prime minister’s deal to leave the European Union.
Continuing professional development should be each nurse’s responsibility but be “made possible and supported” by their employer, according to new guidance designed to drive forward training.
Two medicines for treating diabetes, along with one for advanced breast cancer, have been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.