A large number of older patients either die in hospital or are discharged directly to a nursing home following intubation in the emergency department, a major US study has revealed.
New multi-disciplinary centres designed to speed up cancer diagnosis are to be trialled in 10 areas in England, it was announced today.
Dr Cheryl Etches, chief nurse and deputy chief executive at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, has retired after 38 years of service.
Hospital services in Shropshire are set to benefit from a £300m cash injection to improve emergency and urgency care as part of a major investment in new buildings, wards and beds unveiled by the government.
A merger between University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and its neighbour Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust is to go ahead next month, it has been announced.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has rowed back on its proposal to not set any competency standards for nurses and midwives who will assess students on practice placements.
Specialist nurses in the Midlands have adopted a creative and unique approach to helping young patients cope with chronic pain via the use of arts and crafts.
A pharmacist in Somerset is hoping to help hospital nurses give safer injections by improving the guidance they receive on such procedures from his own profession.
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A group of postgraduate researchers is asking nurses to take part in a study looking at ways to ensure hospital wards are fit to meet the challenges of climate change.
Regulators have removed the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in west Essex from the “special measures” regime for struggling providers following improvements in care, particularly in the children and young people’s service.