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.
A specialist nurse-led service in Leicester has helped halve hospital deaths from pneumonia and could save thousands of lives each year if replicated across the NHS, say those behind the scheme.
Having too few trained nurses on hospital wards is linked with a daily 3% increase in the risk of patient death, which does not reduce when staffing gaps are plugged with nursing assistants, new UK research has found.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has received a donation to continue funding its recently introduced professional award for its most outstanding nurses and midwives.
A hospice in North East England has received national recognition for its “pioneering” use of technology to prevent pressure ulcers.
Patients can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, according to UK researchers.
Cognitive behavioural therapy intervention delivered by respiratory nurses can reduce anxiety symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UK researchers.
A charity is encouraging nurses to support its appeal to develop the world’s first screening tool for ovarian cancer.
Researchers have published the first set of indicators intended to specially help measure the quality and impact of palliative day services across the UK.
Inflammatory skin disorders, such as psoriasis, may directly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study presented this week at a UK endocrinology conference.
Encouraging pregnant women to take omega-3 supplements could be an “effective strategy” for preventing preterm birth, according to the authors of a review of research on the issue.
Nursing support staff at a mental health trust have come up with a new initiative to help their patients with dementia to connect with their past.
A high-tech manikin of a five-year-old is helping student nurses at the University of South Wales learn to communicate with and examine young children.
Thousands more people with type 1 diabetes in England will be offered life-changing glucose monitors on the NHS as part of plans to revolutionise health care with clever technologies, it is revealed today.
Nurses are in a prime position to research gun violence and look at ways to prevent it, according to a new paper from the US.
Vaccinations and developmental checks reduce likelihood of hospital visits during childhood, a study by UK researchers has confirmed.
Clearer guidance and training is needed at local level for health professionals on the endorsement of e-cigarettes to cancer patients who smoke, according to the authors of a UK study.
The UK is just behind the countries of Scandinavia and Central Europe as well as smaller nations like Cuba, Bermuda and Andorra when it comes to health worker density, according to a major study.
High blood pressure, smoking and diabetes increase the risk of heart attack in both sexes but they have more impact in women than they do in men, according to new study findings.
The odds of a woman developing postnatal depression increased by 79% when they had baby boys compared to baby girls, a UK study has found.
Health professionals require more guidance to prepare and support children when a parent is dying, according to researchers in Surrey.
A national awards programme celebrating nursing excellence is proving to be a great success, just six months after launching, according to the charity behind it.
Almost half of sport injury-related emergency department attendances and almost a quarter of sport injury-related hospital admissions are in children and adolescents, according to a UK study.
Helen Scullion, urology advanced nurse practitioner in radiology from South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been named Nurse of the Year at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.
A new research leadership programme has been launched today for nurses and midwives, in a bid to provide members of both professions a chance to develop in the area.
Rose geranium oil may help tackle a painful nasal condition that is an unpleasant side effect of chemotherapy, suggest a new small-scale study from the US.
A vegan diet may be best for keeping type 2 diabetes in check, according to a review of research evidence that found munching fruit, veg and nuts was good for both mental and physical health.
Children prescribed antibiotics and indigestion medicine could be at greater risk of obesity, because of their impact on bacteria in the gut, according to a new study from the US.
Nine nurses working across England were today honoured and awarded for their contribution to the health of black and ethnic minority (BME) communities.
Getting pregnant again less than 12 months after the delivery of a child is associated with risks for women of all ages, according to researchers.
The toxic effects on the lung of drugs routinely prescribed to treat a range of common long-term conditions is much more widespread than thought, warn UK researchers.
Efforts to boost organ donation levels under a presumed consent system should focus on “feelings and emotions” rather than facts, according to UK researchers.
Safety concerns have been raised about the routine use of oxygen for patients in hospital settings, according to the authors of new guidelines.
The historical under-representation of nurses and midwives in health research roles is at “tipping point” in the right direction, a leading professor has told Nursing Times.