A Suffolk midwife has set up a counselling service with a difference for women who have experienced a miscarriage.
Filipino nurse writing competitionSubscription
The Philippine Nurses Association of the UK and Ireland has launched a creative writing competition in a bid to promote cultural awareness.
Grant to fund Welsh nursing researchSubscription
The Welsh Assembly has given a grant of £1.2 million towards research in nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals.
Warning over sorbitol weight lossSubscription
Severe weight loss can occur from ingesting excessive amounts of sorbitol, a sweetener found in chewing gum, a new report shows.
Inquiry launched into dementia drugsSubscription
An inquiry into the use of sedative drugs on dementia patients was launched today after concerns were voiced by carers and academics about the risks of inappropriate prescribing.
A mystery donor has left thousands of pounds in a paper bag in the reception of London’s Great Ormond Street children’s hospital.
Matron ward rounds please patientsSubscription
The re-introduction of matron’s rounds can have a marked effect on patient satisfaction levels, a survey reveals.
Nurses to wear scrubs to fight MRSASubscription
Nurses at a Wiltshire hospital will be forced to wear scrubs and remove all wrist jewellery in a bid to prevent further spreading of healthcare-associated infections, such as MRSA.
Breast screening 'cuts mortality'Subscription
Breast screening can reduce cancer mortality rates by almost half, according to latest UK research findings.
New fungal nail infection advice issuedSubscription
Experts have released new advice for treating fungal nail infections, which are common in patients aged over 60.