Rutland in the East Midlands has appointed its first Admiral nurse via a partnership between the charity that oversees the service nationally and the county’s council.
A second cohort of support workers has started a foundation degree course run by independent provider Virgin Care.
The arrival of winter has become synonymous with missed waiting time targets, cancelled operations and efforts to redirect people away from accident and emergency departments.
Northern Ireland’s health department has launched a plan designed to make provision by the country’s district nursing teams 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
A new website has been launched showcasing the history of community nursing since 1859, when the first district nurse was employed in England.
A £10m dementia action plan for Wales will fund new support workers to help people carry on living independently in the community, according to ministers.
Emergency training scheme for nurses in remote Scottish areasVideoSubscription
Nurses and other health professionals in rural areas of Scotland are to gain access to a wider range of emergency training, thanks to a scheme drawing on developments in remote learning technology.
Patients were harmed and staff bullied and harassed at a community trust where managers were obsessed with achieving foundation status, according to a damning independent report.
A new £100m fund intended to “transform” the way health and social services are delivered by staff in Wales, via “new models of seamless care”, has been welcomed by the Royal College of Nursing.
A nationally pioneering “pop up” birthing unit based in a children’s centre on the Wirral will provide enhanced choice to expecting mothers in the area, according to those behind it.