From this month, parents of the 136,000 babies born across London each year will be able to record and manage information about their child’s health and development online.
The number of whole-time equivalent nurses and health visitors working for the NHS fell by more than 1,000 in six months during 2016, according to latest official workforce figures.
A new specialist wound medicine centre, which recently opened in Kent, is to trial an innovative new digital application – or “app” – that should help nurses to monitor pressure ulcers.
Ward staff at Weston General Hospital in Somerset are switching to smartphone-based technology to communicate patient details and replace its old paper-based system for ward assessments.
Public Health England has launched a new online “breastfeeding friend chatbot” designed to support and encourage new mothers to keep breastfeeding.
Study sparks sharp response from Department of Health
There has been an “encouraging rise in survival” among patients with lung cancer, according to a major audit, but contact with nurse specialists remains too low.
A Facebook post written by a student nurse, which defended the vital role of healthcare assistants, has gone viral.
Nurses and doctors are to take part in a sepsis screening pilot at a trust in Nottingham from this month, which will ensure every patient is automatically assessed for the disease when their vital signs are recorded electronically.
Prime minister Theresa May has today set out a series of new policies aimed at improving mental health provision, including more than £80m of spending commitments to improve digital access and expand community services.