NHS employers have been told to review their use of sachets of polymer gel granules after it emerged that they can cause death or severe harm if swallowed.
A nurse who treated a victim of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in May has been thanked by members of the royal family as part of an event for staff who cared for victims.
More than 5,000 new cases of female genital mutilation were recorded in England in the past year, down by about 10% from a year ago, according to official NHS figures.
Communicating with young patients by text, email and Skype can help them manage their care and may save the health service money in the long term, according to new research.
More health visitors and midwives, along with increased training opportunities for them, are required as part of a raft of changes needed to reduce maternal obesity, according to a new report from a group of cross-party MPs.
Nurses have “co-existing” positive and negative attitudes to caring for older people and are influenced by widespread ageism in societies, international research suggests.
NHS trusts in England that are struggling to retain nurses and other staff are to get extra support from regulator NHS Improvement in a new programme announced today.
Pregnant women should do about 150 minutes of “moderate intensity” activity every week, according to new guidance from the UK’s chief medical officers.
Nurses are being urged to help ensure teenagers are vaccinated against measles this summer to protect them from an expected increase in the viral illness at music festivals in the UK and when they travel abroad.
Draft apprenticeship training standards being developed for advanced clinical practitioners have revealed trainees will be taught at master’s level and will be able to prescribe.