A trust in the West Country is exploring whether new technology will help to keep members of its community nursing team who are working in rural, isolated areas safer.
NHS England has pledged that health professionals will receive the digital tools they need in a bid to make digitally-enabled care “mainstream” across the country, especially those working in community settings, as part of its 10-year plan.
Community-based rapid response teams will be expected to swing into action within two hours to prevent vulnerable patients being taken to hospital as part of efforts to provide more care closer to home.
Investment in primary, community and mental health care will grow faster than the rest of the overall NHS budget, NHS England has pledged as part of its new plan for the health service.
The amount of money wasted by people failing to show up for general practice appointments each year could fund the annual salary of more than 8,000 community nurses, health leaders have revealed.
A home care provider in South London has been given the worst possible rating by the healthcare provider watchdog, after inspectors found a “totally unacceptable” catalogue of safety breaches.
Care home staff have forgone a festive tradition in order to help Northumberland’s lonely older people.
A book by a former nurse leader on the unexplained murder of Florence Nightingale’s god-daughter, herself a nurse, is the inspiration for the plot of a new TV drama to be broadcast this weekend.
Community nurse beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their actual knowledge of how to comply, according to new US research.
Nurses based at a hospital in South Wales are hosting a Christmas Day lunch for patients in the community who are most vulnerable.
The adult social care green paper has been delayed again and will now be published next year, the government has confirmed.
Targeted mental health support will be made available on the NHS to the partners of new and expectant mothers, it has been announced.
A senior staff nurse who works for a children’s hospice charity has been awarded Queen’s nurse title for her “compassionate” care to children and young people with life-shortening conditions.
The Queen’s Nursing Institute has announced a new programme of funding for nurse-led projects to improve the healthcare of people living with frailty.
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Nurses have helped to prevent hundreds of unnecessary admissions to hospital in North West England by responding to 999 calls and treating patients in the community.
Theresa May today pledged to cut “needless” admissions and help inpatients return home sooner – through community-based rapid response teams and dedicated support for care home residents.
Allied Healthcare, a major UK home care provider, is seeking to transfer or sell all its contracts to other providers, in the wake of action from the Care Quality Commission.
A community infection prevention nurse has been named Wales Nurse of the Year at an annual Royal College of Nursing event.
Nurses recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list earlier this year have been presented with their British Empire Medals.
CQC warns 84 councils over Allied Healthcare