Ministers have this week set out how they intend to respond to a range of challenges facing the nursing workforce which were identified earlier this year by MPs.
Nurses delivering primary care obtain the same or better health outcomes as doctors and achieve higher levels of patient satisfaction, suggests a new review of research evidence.
New health secretary Matt Hancock has pledged to “fight” for health and care staff, and to launch a consultation exercise across a range of issues facing the health service workforce.
Researchers have called for the routine implementation of 12-hour shifts to be avoided after they found long shift patterns lead to a higher risk of sickness absence for hospital nurses and healthcare assistants.
Nursing degree applications have continued to plummet in England, falling by almost 5,000 compared to last year, show the latest official figures.
Patients with lung cancer live longer, avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and cope better with treatment when cared for by specialist nurses, according to a new study.
The NHS is today launching a multi-million pound TV advertising campaign with the aim of recruiting thousands of nurses during its landmark 70th year.
We have just released details of the nurses and nursing teams that have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s Nursing Times Awards.
All children and young people in hospital should have 24 hour access to a registered children’s nurse, new guidance from the English NHS regulator says.
NHS nursing and midwifery staff in Scotland have been offered a minimum of a 9% pay rise over the next three years, under latest proposals.