CNO and leading nurses recognised in new year’s honours list

Professor Jane Cummings, who is set to stand down soon as CNO, was one of three…

Neonatal nurse boost revealed as part of maternity shake-up

The plans were revealed on 30 December by health and social care secretary Matt Hancock and…

New pelvic health co-ordinators for Wales in wake of mesh review

The government said the co-ordinators would work with a national pathway manager to implement improvements to…

NHS England sets out funding boost for children’s hospices

However, it indicated in its announcement that the total annual increase would be dependent on local…

Spinal surgery for babies in the womb among new NHS treatments

The cutting edge procedure for unborn children with spina bifida, whose spine and spinal cord do…

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…