The RCN is conducting an extensive consultation on attitudes amongst its members towards the process of assisted suicide.
A 10-year-old schoolgirl has suffered 70% burns following a 16-minute session at an unmanned tanning studio.
Nurses alerted to dangers of incorrect cathetersSubscription
Nurses and other frontline healthcare staff are being alerted to the risks of inserting the wrong catheters into male patients, in guidance issued by the NPSA.
Patients with end-stage renal disease are at increased risk of developing cancer, reveals a study has shown.
The Department of Health has today issued guidance on how NHS hospitals and organisations can manage any surge in demand for health care organisations caused by swine flu.
Anorexia could be linked to autism Subscription
A deeper understanding of the links between anorexia and autism has uncovered novel opportunities to treat the eating disorder, latest study shows.
A drug which has shown evidence of reducing substance addictions including alcohol and cigarettes may prove to be useful in reducing the urge to steal, a recent study reveals.
School nurses over-stretched, says unionSubscription
Specialist school nurses are over-stretched with each nurse looking after 6,900 children in England, according to the union Unite.
Welsh government launches hepatitis action planSubscription
The Welsh Assembly Government issued a new action plan to identify people at risk of blood borne viral hepatitis and to improve care for people living with the infection.
A two-week photography exhibition highlighting the hardships of being a health worker in the Central African Republic opened this week in London.