Anne Horner

Andrea Sutcliffe

Adult social care nursing: NMC chief champions ‘disregarded and undermined’ staff

Andrea Sutcliffe says they display a high level of knowledge, skills and competence

PBS Festival 2019 encourages positive approach to behaviour that challenges

Event attracted practitioners and people with learning disabilities and their families

Cath Renwick

Meet the UK's first consultant nurse in paediatric electrophysiology and inherited...

Years ago Cath Renwick doubted her academic ability but now has a pioneering role with a long-term plan to lead on research

Picture shows specialist transition nurse Giselle Padmore-Payne with patient Benjamin Tshibangu in a BBC London interview

Charity helps children’s transition to adult services

Specialist nurses funded by the Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity are helping to care for children with long-term conditions and smooth their transition to adult services

Don't forget about us, say parents of children with learning disabilities

Families explain how they feel there can be a lack of health and social care support

Sports charity uses social prescribing to help young people

A charity is using social prescribing to support vulnerable young people in the community

Low House

Person-centred support for men with learning disabilities who have a forensic history

What it takes for a care home to gain outstanding status from the Care Quality Commission


Robots help children in hospital be part of school/other activities

New devices could help prevent children from becoming lonely when isolated from other people

Willow Cracknell & Tia Ball

Children’s hospital makes pioneering move by introducing Duke of Edinburgh award scheme

Young people with kidney problems learn useful skills by taking up the scheme

We saw first-hand how learning disability nurses helped our son

After witnessing their son’s care, a couple have decided to become learning disability nurses

Unpacking a rucksack of worries with the school nurse

With rising numbers of 13-14 year olds being referred to child and adolescent mental health services, one nurse has launched an initiative to overturn the statistics

Innovations to help families bond with their babies in neonatal intensive care

Initiatives to create bonding experiences between parents and preterm babies in neonatal intensive care are reducing stress.

Nurse-led team commended for specialist Parkinson’s disease service

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s nursing home clinic is highly commended in UK’s...

New formula to help staff reckon weight of patients

Researchers have proposed a new formula to provide an up-to-date weight estimation in adults...

Emergency department doctors in Bergen underestimating distress and pain levels, study...

Norwegian study carried out in an emergency department in Bergen, found children and parents...

Reducing screen time could lower diabetes risk, research shows

Children who spend three hours or more looking at screens are likely to be increasing the...

Physical inactivity begins at a younger age than originally indicated, study finds

Gateshead Millennium Cohort Study found that activity levels begin to drop at a much earlier...

Translating cancer nursing into practice

The new UKONS president Richard Henry talks to Anne Horner about planning for a surge in...