Children’s nurses at a leading eye hospital are being trained to use new technology so they can play a greater role in triaging and diagnosing young patients.
A previously inactive software alert has now been turned on to help practice nurses ensure teenage patients are vaccinated against meningitis, after questions were asked by bereaved parents.
An online intervention featuring real-time information on locally circulating viruses may help reduce visits to GP practices for children with coughs and colds, suggests a study by UK researchers.
Nurses have called for greater recognition of the vital role they play in general practice, amid claims their contribution was overlooked in a BBC documentary on the primary care crisis.
Robotic pets that respond to human interaction can benefit the health and wellbeing of older people living in care homes, according to a study by researchers in Devon.
Pressure ulcers cost the NHS more than £20m in litigation last year, show new figures that reveal the number of claims has increased sharply in recent years.
All NHS hospitals and GP practices will soon be upgraded with “faster and more reliable” broadband in a bid to improve digital healthcare services as promised in the Long Term Plan, the health secretary has announced.
A student nursing associate has been announced as the winner of Nursing Times’ mug painting competition, which aims to showcase the creativity of nursing students.
A specially designed mobile phone game can identify people at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research that has been hailed a major step forward in the early detection of dementia.
The chief executive of Public Health England has called on nurses to continue to “speak confidently” about the importance of vaccinations, as a new survey names health professionals as the most trusted source of information on the topic.