The care minister for England, Caroline Dinenage, has promised to fight to get the voice of community nurses heard in government.
New voluntary standards have been published for the education and practice of community children’s nurses.
Community nurses should never underestimate the shame that men feel about discussing their weight and wellbeing, a new report argues.
The chief executive of the community nurse organisation the Queen’s Nursing Institute is to receive an honorary doctorate for her work on promoting the sector from Buckinghamshire New University.
The number of adults aged 85 years and older needing round-the-clock care will almost double to 446,000 in England over the next 20 years, according to predictions.
A therapy that helps people with dementia achieve everyday goals is being rolled out to health and care providers, after a successful trial.
A petition has been launched that calls for health workers such as district nurses to be given greater parking freedoms when performing care duties in the community.
A district nurse from South Yorkshire is taking to the skies for her first ever skydive to raise awareness that young suicide can be prevented.
Nurses in the UK carry out 180 wound dressing changes a year on each patient with a chronic wound, a survey has indicated.
Health visitors in North Yorkshire have received international recognition for their care for parents and their children.
Hydration and nutrition has improved among care home residents following a programme of tailored support provided by a clinical commissioning group, according to an evaluation.
The Royal College of Midwives has announced that it supports the universal provision of baby boxes in the UK.
Patients on Merseyside are benefitting from a pioneering service that allows them to receive treatment for cancer in their workplace.
A group of organisations in the South Yorkshire town of Doncaster have held their first “pop-up hub” to help homeless people and rough sleepers with health issues and other concerns.
A new nurse-led pilot has been launched to provide rough sleepers in the Ipswich and Suffolk Coastal areas with mental health assessment and short-term interventions.
A nursing couple is offering their £600,000 home as the prize in a competition in a bid to raise money for a ground-breaking dementia project.
A ground-breaking project that has seen a community outreach nurse work closely with Gypsy and Traveller people in Leeds is to be extended, after an evaluation found it had boosted health and wellbeing among this marginalised group.
Street signs have been put up inside a Runcorn care home to help residents with dementia to navigate their way around.
More than a hundred members of the nursing profession have been given the Queen’s nurse title, in recognition of their commitment to patient care in the community.
A project harnessing “telecare” technology and led by senior nurses in Yorkshire has reduced emergency admissions from care home by 33%, new research suggests.