Jo Stephenson is a freelance reporter for Nursing Times
Care providers are hoping to overturn a tribunal ruling, which they say has plunged the sector into deeper financial crisis by forcing services to pay more for sleep-in shifts.
Nursing is set to be at the forefront of “revolutionary” changes in haemophilia care, but the profession still carries a burden of “guilt” from the contaminated blood scandal that saw hundreds of NHS patients infected with HIV and hepatitis C, according to a leading specialist nurse.
Involving parents in the care of premature babies in hospital not only improves their wellbeing but may also reduce conflict with staff and boost nurses’ job satisfaction, according to a new study.
Nurses, doctors and therapists at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are working together to identify and treat people with severe asthma who could benefit from new drugs.
Nearly one in five nurses working in adult social care are on so-called “zero hours” contracts, reveals a report by auditors that lays bare the worrying extent of nursing staff shortages across the sector.
GP surgeries in England have been told to order a new adjuvanted trivalent vaccine (aTIV) to ensure the most vulnerable get “gold standard” protection against influenza next winter.
Outstanding nurses and midwives could be in the running for new awards launched today to mark 70 years of the NHS.
Substandard or dubious research by nurses may be going unchallenged, according to a new study by researchers who have called on nursing academics to “up their game”.
A hospital trust that used to report one pressure ulcer nearly every day has seen rates drop to an all-time low thanks to the efforts of specialist nurses and training for ward staff.
A charity has launched an online resource designed to encourage more general nurses to specialise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), amid rising numbers of patients and a shortage of expert help.