Issue : June 2018
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Air pollution is clearly linked to peaks in admissions to hospitals and visits to primary care for certain respiratory conditions, according to a new study by UK researchers.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has urged caution among prescribers over the use of antibiotics for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
nhs logo To help celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS, we have created a pathway looking at some of the key events in nursing and healthcare that have taken place since 1948.
The enduring success of the NHS is down to the “brilliance” of staff, according to chief executive Simon Stevens who conveyed a “heartfelt thank you” on the day the health service turned 70.
A specialist nurse who works in Norfolk and Suffolk has been named as the best learning disability nurse in England at a charity awards ceremony.
The government is to explore introducing an opt-in system that would allow universities to share information on student mental health with parents or a trusted person.
Smoking has been found to be linked to the delayed healing of wounds after shinbone surgery, according to researchers.
Healthcare professionals should stop using the term “soft diet” following 277 incidents in two years in which patients have been given food that is unsuitable for them, the NHS watchdog has said.
A London nurse who used voodoo to traffick vulnerable Nigerian women into prostitution in Germany has been convicted under the Modern Slavery Act.
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We have just released details of the nurses and nursing teams that have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s Nursing Times Awards.
Continuity of care by clinicians is associated with lower patient mortality, according to UK researchers.
A damning report into accident and emergency departments in and around Edinburgh has identified a breakdown in trust between nurses and doctors, and a culture of bullying.
Specialist nurses are avoiding costs for their trusts by developing innovative services that keep children with epilepsy out of hospital, according to new analysis.
All children and young people in hospital should have 24 hour access to a registered children’s nurse, new guidance from the English NHS regulator says.
National celebrations at Westminster Abbey and York Minster on 5 July will pay tribute to NHS staff and patients to mark the health service’s 70th birthday.
Patients who have a record of a penicillin allergy are at an increased risk of developing the drug resistant infection MRSA and healthcare-associated infection C difficile, according to researchers.
Clare Haughey, a former mental health nurse, has been nominated to become a health minister as part of a major shake-up of the Scottish government.