Jo Stephenson is a freelance reporter for Nursing Times
Falls in older people living in the community can successfully be prevented by prescribing exercise, according to a major new review of the research evidence.
Plans are in the pipeline for new foundation training for community nurses, as part of efforts to raise awareness of the role and boost recruitment and retention, Nursing Times has learnt.
A dementia nurse has donated his office furniture to help create an informal area on a hospital ward where older patients can socialise.
Many FGM survivors in the UK are not getting the specialist healthcare they need, according to the Royal College of Midwives, which has called for action to improve support.
Nurses from Spain may be more likely to quit the health service in the event of a no-deal Brexit, because NHS experience will no longer be recognised in their home country, it has emerged.
The roles and responsibilities of nurses in safeguarding children are set out in new guidance for all healthcare staff launched yesterday by more than 20 professional bodies.
The chief nursing officer for England has pledged to ensure the interests of nurses and midwives are represented in plans to expand and reform the NHS workforce.
Providing tailored support for nurses interested in working in the community is one way to halt the worrying decline in district nurse numbers, according to the chief executive of Health Education England.
Joint commissioning could be the way forward for public health services including health visiting and school nursing, according to the secretary of state for health and social care.
A midwife who says she was wrongly accused of stealing drugs has won her appeal against being struck off, after a judge ruled the way the Nursing and Midwifery Council had handled her case was “unfair”.