“If we make a mistake people die, and that was what drove me to get help,” says critical care nurse Ged Swinton.
How often nurses should check patients’ blood pressure, temperature, respiration rate and other indicators of health is to be examined by UK researchers as part of a new study.
An award-winning critical care matron has said hospital leaders need to ensure nurses feel welcomed when joining a new team to avoid “dangerous silos” forming in departments.
People with diabetes from deprived backgrounds in England are twice as likely to end up in hospital with a heart attack or stroke than those who are better off, according to new research.
An inspirational nurse and midwife who became the first person of African heritage to be appointed head matron at an NHS hospital is to be honoured with a blue plaque.
A nurse in Yorkshire has praised the response from the local knitting community after she appealed for them to make “fidget bears” to support people with dementia.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has extended ward visiting hours to enable family and friends to see patients at any time during the day.
A hospital charity in London is aiming to raise £1m to fund trauma research and care, including nurse-led projects, in the wake of the rising levels of knife crime in the capital.
A Greater Manchester hospital has become the first in the UK to offer addiction treatment to all of its patients that smoke.
A breast cancer survivor has told an audience of leading community nurses that the nursing staff who cared for her while she was being treated for the condition were key to her “sanity and stability”.