A multidrug-resistant bacterial species that can cause infections in hospitals is becoming increasingly tolerant to the alcohols used in handwash disinfectants, according to Australian researchers.
The Royal College of Midwives has announced that it supports the universal provision of baby boxes in the UK.
A “circulator” nurse position should be introduced on neurological critical care units to ease pressure on other staff from accompanying patients for screening, according to US nurse researchers.
People who either abstain from drinking from alcohol in the long term or drink heavily are at increased risk of developing dementia compared to moderate drinkers, a study suggests.
Children as young as 12 will be among the first patients seen at a new NHS clinic, which is being set up to address computer game addiction.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by Cambridge University.
Armchair karate has been helping older people in Northumberland stay physically active, after a nurse purchased equipment so they could test out their “best jabs” at the care home she runs.
Video technology and feedback can help overcome communication breakdowns between nurses and doctors, according to US researchers who note it is one of the main reasons for care mistakes.
An amateur radio station has been launched to promote both the NHS 70th anniversary and also other national initiatives such as the #EndPJparalysis campaign.
A healthy diet combined with staying active can reduce cognitive decline, according to researchers from Sweden and China.