Liz Rix is to leave University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and become the new chief nurse at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.
Hospital nurses will be required to alert consultants if patients with suspected sepsis do not respond to treatment within an hour, under new rules being brought in to reduce deaths.
An artist who works for a hospital charity is appealing for help to uncover the identity of 50 Westminster Hospital nurses from a photograph taken in 1919.
NHS England has vowed to provide free tampons and other sanitary products for hospital patients across the country, after doctors’ leaders called for the move last month.
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A new online tool has been developed with the aim of making it easier for hospital nurses to find a bed for vulnerable patients in care homes.
NHS hospitals have been told by the government to ditch “outdated” pagers by the end of 2021, in a move set to save nurses 21 minutes per shift.
More than half of newly qualified nurses are picked on in the workplace by their superiors, researchers have found.
Contingency plans have been triggered to ensure NHS trusts are stocked up with enough examination gloves for their staff, following problems with a key supplier based in Europe.
Evelina London Children’s Hospital and community services have introduced NHS rainbow badges for its staff to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) patients.
The children’s wards at both the James Cook University Hospital and Friarage Hospital now have a fleet of five electric cars.
One of the largest NHS trusts in England has been lifted out of special measures after four years under the regime for struggling healthcare providers.
A hospital trust in the West Midlands has launched an investigation into five “maternal deaths” over the past 18 months.
Sinks situated next to patient toilets in hospital rooms may be reservoirs for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC), increasing the risk of dangerous germ transmission, according to researchers.
The British Medical Association is calling for free sanitary products across all hospitals in the UK, as doctors say it is essential to the health, dignity and wellbeing of inpatients.
A trust in Leeds is creating a national network of expert nurses to help lead work on transition for young people into adult services, following a £1m funding grant.
Axing the four-hour waiting time target for accident and emergency care would have an “adverse effect” on patient safety, a leading nurse unionist has warned.
A trust has been praised for cutting unnecessary hospital admissions and easing pressure on medics by putting senior nurses in charge of assessing children and young people.
Nurses at a hospital in Dorset have helped ease pressures on its emergency department this winter via a “streaming” service that saw 60 patients redirected on Sunday, a matron working on the initiative has revealed to Nursing Times.
Staff at a hospital in London have found a hidden “treasure trove” in the back of a filing cabinet, with a scary twist.
The “red bag” initiative is being rolled out across North East Lincolnshire to help care home residents receive quick and effective transfer and treatment when they go into hospital.