Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust has appointed an experienced health service leader and former nurse and midwife as its new chief executive.
Nurses based at a hospital in South Wales are hosting a Christmas Day lunch for patients in the community who are most vulnerable.
A nursing team in London has done the “out of the ordinary” by helping a terminally ill patient to fulfil a final wish of going to the stay at the seaside with his family.
A specialist nurse has held a Christmas spectacular to help young patients with epilepsy “make friends and realise they aren’t on their own”.
Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust has become the latest NHS provider to offer to pay the “settled status” application fees for any EU nursing staff who want to stay in the UK after Brexit.
A group of 12 nurses and a nursing assistant who have spent most of their careers working for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are among those honoured for their long service.
Giving nurses the tools to rapidly diagnose respiratory illnesses when patients walk into A&E can help ease winter pressures on busy hospitals, researchers say.
A specialist nurse-led service in Leicester has helped halve hospital deaths from pneumonia and could save thousands of lives each year if replicated across the NHS, say those behind the scheme.
Having too few trained nurses on hospital wards is linked with a daily 3% increase in the risk of patient death, which does not reduce when staffing gaps are plugged with nursing assistants, new UK research has found.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has received a donation to continue funding its recently introduced professional award for its most outstanding nurses and midwives.