Brain injury patient shares story with Lancaster nursing students

The story of how a life changing brain injury as a teenager led to a range…

Researchers assess whether AMD patients could self-test vision

A study is investigating whether home eye tests will benefit patients with wet age-related macular degeneration…

Care home staff swap Christmas cards for helping lonely elderly

Staff at the Oaks Care Home chose to forgo the annual exchange of Christmas cards and…

Liver disease ‘picked up quicker’ by nurse-led tests in GP surgeries

Simple tests by nurses in GP surgeries could potentially double the diagnosis rate of liver disease…

Being short may be mortality risk factor in critically ill patients

Shorter critical care patients have an increased mortality risk compared to others being treated in intensive…

Health service staff thanked for caring for patients at Christmas

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, is among those who has thanked nurses and other…

‘Huge’ drop in EU nurses coming to London since Brexit vote

Between July 2016 and July 2018, the number of joiners from Europe reduced from 1,622 to…

Public health cut ‘unnecessary, undesirable and unacceptable’

In a written ministerial statement yesterday, public health minister Steve Brine confirmed a reduction in public…

CQC highlights safety concerns at struggling hospital’s A&E

An inspection carried out by the Care Quality Commission found “serious concerns” surrounding the services provided…