A nurse and four healthcare assistants have been convicted for their involvement in a fraud conspiracy that was masterminded by a recruitment agent.
The Royal College of Nursing has criticised a London hospital trust’s plans to sell off accommodation for nurses and other key workers to build luxury flats as “nothing short of disgraceful”.
Patients with stroke caused by intracerebral haemorrhage may benefit from receiving a drug currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, suggests a trial.
Staff at three of Liverpool’s biggest hospitals are to benefit from a new early morning bus service launched by Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire.
Falling numbers of asthma deaths, hospital admissions and prevalence have not changed regional and socio-economic variations in the condition, according to researchers.
Insulin errors are still a “worrying problem” in hospitals across England and Wales, according to the charity Diabetes UK, which says diabetes inpatient teams must be “fully staffed” to ensure safe care.
Nurses are being urged to take part in a national audit of dementia care to help improve the quality of support and training on offer to hospital staff.
Lack of specialist substance misuse training for nursing staff at the Nightingale Hospital in London is putting patients at risk of “serious harm”, according to the Care Quality Commission.
An emergency department nurse from University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has been selected by the Army to help provide healthcare to people in Kenya.
Professor Dame Hilary Chapman, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation, has announced she will retire in August this year, after 32 years of nursing.