Air pollution is clearly linked to peaks in admissions to hospitals and visits to primary care for certain respiratory conditions, according to a new study by UK researchers.
US researchers say they have found a clue in understanding how an infection can spiral into sepsis by blunting the body’s immune response.
The woman held on suspicion of murdering eight babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital has been identified as 28-year-old children’s nurse Lucy Letby.
A group of nurses who trained at Guy’s Hospital 62 years ago have been sharing their memories of strict matrons, daily uniform checks and exacting standards as part of celebrations to mark the NHS turning 70.
A female “healthcare professional” has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to murder six others at The Countess of Chester Hospital.
Healthcare professionals should stop using the term “soft diet” following 277 incidents in two years in which patients have been given food that is unsuitable for them, the NHS watchdog has said.
A damning report into accident and emergency departments in and around Edinburgh has identified a breakdown in trust between nurses and doctors, and a culture of bullying.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead is set to invest more than £750,000 in a mental health unit for older patients with dementia.
Patients going into hospital from care homes should be given a special red bag to allow for an easier stay and quicker discharge, according to NHS England.
Hillingdon Hospital staff, including senior managers, have been donning their nightwear this week to draw attention to the issue of “pyjama paralysis” in older patients.