Samantha Westbrook has been appointed as the first peritoneal mesothelioma clinical nurse specialist in the UK.
A new Australian study casts fresh doubt on the controversial practice of brain cooling in the wake of a traumatic head injury, concluding it does not improve outcomes for patients.
Shortages of learning disabilities nurses are hampering long-drawn national plans to end the practice of vulnerable people being inappropriately sent away from their families for care, leading nurses have warned.
The Care Quality Commission says it has taken urgent action to safeguard patients at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, after inspectors raised serious concerns about the monitoring of unborn babies and care for people at risk of sepsis.
A ground-breaking “surgery school” designed to boost the fitness and wellbeing of patients before they go under the knife is helping reduce the time people spend in hospital, shows an evaluation.
Staff and patients at a hospital in Yorkshire are being urged via tannoy to heed advice not to smoke while outside its buildings, to coincide with the annual charity-led Stoptober event.
A senior nurse has spoken about the emotional impact of losing her hair during cancer treatment and how wearing a specially-made wig gave her “confidence to carry on as normal”.
Hospital trust sets up new neonatal support group for fathersVideoSubscription
A hospital trust in the West Country is to celebrate the official launch this weekend of a new support group for fathers of babies who start their life in its neonatal unit.
A simple clinical assessment by experienced nurses is “superior” to systematic triage in prediction of mortality in the emergency department, according to Danish researchers.
Every NHS hospital in England has agreed to cut sales of sugary drinks on their premises as part of efforts to curb rising levels of obesity.