A senior nurse has been recognised by hospital inspectors for going above and beyond her call of duty to help a young patient regain her confidence after falling off a horse, as they rated her trust as “outstanding”.
Nursing staff at a trust in the North East look unlikely to receive compensation for a hike in parking permit charges, following a breakdown in talks between managers and a union.
A former mental health nurse has been made the new boss of a struggling acute trust in Cornwall.
Introducing dedicated expert nurses to proactively monitor patients at increased risk of “clinical deterioration” can help cut intensive care transfers by up to 40%, according to a new US study.
Brighton and Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust has been taken out of special measures after a “dramatic change” in the organisation’s performance.
The director of nursing at a trust in North East England has praised staff for helping to reduce the number of patients falling ill with a Clostridium difficile infection while under their care by almost a third.
Comprehensive same-day care for the seriously ill and walking wounded will soon be available at most major accident and emergency departments, under moves designed to ease pressure on England’s struggling hospitals.
Problem drinkers and smokers who end up in hospital will be helped by dedicated new services, as part of the new NHS long-term plan, according to those behind the strategy.
Nurses at an Essex hospital who have had their work parking permits taken away due to lack of space are being asked to take the bus instead.
Health chiefs have praised frontline staff for helping NHS services to run more smoothly over this festive period compared to last year.