Sleeping for more than nine hours per night, without disturbance, during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, according to US researchers.
Patients with higher levels of frailty have been found to be more likely to have both Alzheimer’s disease-related brain changes and symptoms of dementia.
More must be done to enable midwives to deliver sexual and reproductive healthcare “to their full potential” to vulnerable women and girls caught up in humanitarian disasters, according to new research.
Patients could benefit from improved nursing care and outcomes thanks to new guidance that helps draw out meaningful findings from qualitative studies, according to those behind it.
The Foundation of Nursing Studies has started its search for a new chief executive to act as a “visible, inspiring and effective” leader for the charity.
Trained alert dogs can help those living with type 1 diabetes to regulate their insulin, according to new research from a UK university and a charity.
Introducing dedicated expert nurses to proactively monitor patients at increased risk of “clinical deterioration” can help cut intensive care transfers by up to 40%, according to a new US study.
Specialist nurses at an NHS trust in the South of England are now performing a minor surgical procedure formerly led by senior doctors.
A specialist nurse and her colleague have introduced “special teddy bears” to help children and young patients with learning disabilities understand clinical procedures at a hospital in East Anglia.
Researchers in London are aspiring to create a “step-change” in dementia care through an innovative study funded by a record-breaking grant.
The risk of suicide increases significantly in the first year following a diagnosis of cancer, warn researchers, who also highlight that the rise varies by the type of cancer diagnosed.
Community nurse beliefs about infection prevention influence whether they comply with prevention protocols more than their actual knowledge of how to comply, according to new US research.
Mindfulness training may improve the effectiveness of intensive weight management programmes, suggesting it could be a successful strategy preventing and managing obesity, say researchers.
Nurses at a hospital trust are helping dementia patients to make meal choices and enjoy their food through the introduction of a new finger food menu.
Nurses based at a hospital in South Wales are hosting a Christmas Day lunch for patients in the community who are most vulnerable.
A specialist nurse has held a Christmas spectacular to help young patients with epilepsy “make friends and realise they aren’t on their own”.
A leading sexual health nurse in Northern Ireland has been awarded an honorary fellowship from a college for her work in an important area of care “often viewed as a taboo”.
An NHS report has shown for the first time how “digitally savvy” maternity services in England are.
The long-standing chief executive of the charity the Foundation of Nursing Studies has announced her departure from the charity, which promotes and supports research by nurses.
Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines as part of his digital revolution of the health service.