Jo Stephenson is a freelance reporter for Nursing Times
Intensive care services for the sickest patients are to be moved out of Leicester General Hospital because of ongoing concerns about staff shortages and patient safety.
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.
Two standalone midwifery units will close for births and postnatal beds in the community will be scrapped under major plans to revamp maternity services across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire.
Heavy workloads and staffing issues are among factors contributing to baby deaths and brain injuries during childbirth, says a report that found nearly three quarters might have been prevented with different care.
The Royal College of Midwives has published a new tool to help maternity services assess the continuity of midwife care provided for expectant and new mums.
Instant messaging services like WhatsApp can be a key tool for clinicians when responding to emergency situations, according to new official guidance on how to use them safely.
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.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has been placed in special measures to address serious safety issues including staffing shortages and concerns about the quality of maternity and urgent care.
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.
Mothers and babies are at risk because of a lack of training for frontline maternity staff with less than 10% of trusts following official training guidance, according to a new report.