The calling cards – produced by the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – includes the personal details of each matron or allied health professional leader alongside their photograph.
Child health services in England are falling behind those of the rest of the UK, says a report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health that criticises what it calls the ‘destructive’ reductions in preventive services made by local authorities
Talks on nursing pay and contract reforms have restarted with the RCN suggesting promised NHS funding be used to improve pay structures.
Socio-economic factors are a key indicator of why patients miss multiple GP appointments, researchers say
Singing in groups could help improve patients’ mental health, promoting a feeling of belonging and improved social skills and confidence, researchers say
Children at south London schools will create a piece of work for Mary Seacole Trust competition, and winners will become its first young ambassadors
Improved autonomy of 'Buurtzorg' care model impresses staff at leading trust
People affected by depression may have genes associated with anxiety, worry and low mood, a study suggests
Emergency department presentations more to do with multiple conditions than shortcomings in GP care, study says
The RCN and other health unions have written a letter to the government demanding it releases emergency funds for the NHS
Young people who drink to the extent that they need to be admitted to hospital are at a much higher risk of sustaining injuries in the following six months, researchers say
Eating during the night raises the risk of heart disease and diabetes as it disrupts the body’s 24-hour cycle, researchers say
Older people who lose the most teeth are at greatest risk of becoming frail because they can’t eat certain foods, a study shows
Providing a financial incentive to mothers can significantly improve breastfeeding rates in areas where they are historically low, a study shows
Blood pressure starts to gradually falls 14 years before death, showing the importance of personalising patient care, a study shows
NHS organisations are being challenged to ‘think imaginatively’ about persuading nurses to stay with them, helped by a staff retention resource from NHS Improvement based on best practice at 75 trusts across England
UK health professionals respond to a deadly outbreak of diphtheria among 600,000 Rohingya people.
Report reveals chief nursing officer’s ‘increasing concern’ at lack of opportunities for BME staff at senior level
Chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings calls on trusts to support BME candidates through application and interview process to boost diversity