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”.
More needs to be done to ensure that extremely premature babies are born at a hospital which is best equipped to properly care for them, according to a charity.
Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to a small study from Canada.
Gareth Burns is to combine his passion for running and healthcare by taking part in the New York Marathon to raise £2,500 for Blackpool Victoria Hospital.
A nurse who has invented a new weighing scale for immobile patients believes it could save lives by ensuring they get vital drugs more quickly on admission to hospital.
Healthcare staff are being urged to ensure only patients with a true penicillin allergy are documented as such to protect them from hospital infections.