Flavia Munn is the editor of Nursing Standard. She is responsible for overseeing all the editorial content published daily on the Nursing Standard website and app, and its curation into our monthly print journal.
Flavia has over 15 years' experience as a health journalist, writing for newspapers and specialist publications aimed at the public, patients, nurses and doctors.
Initiative wants staff to improve their health to inspire others.
A report has found that many emergency department admissions for babies and young children could have been avoided with better care and support in community settings.
Chronic understaffing of nurses is continuing to put patients at risk, a survey has revealed.
Scheme aims to reduce 20-year mortality gap between this patient group and the rest of the population.
Union says it expects sixth annual survey on nurse-to-patient ratios, overtime and breaks to reveal the strain staff and hospitals are under
Plans to integrate health and social care services by 2020 have been slower and less successful than envisaged, a report finds. But the National Audit Office notes local areas have improved joint working.
Colleges in England report a rising number of students experiencing mental health issues. The finding has led to calls for more specialist support for young people in crisis.
Report warns that in England the number of midwives leaving due to retirement or lack of flexible working is offsetting recruitment
NHS trusts will be legally obliged from April to check if overseas patients are eligible for free care – but unions fear it will further stretch an already buckling health service and risks ‘demonising’ patients.
Details of funding for students starting nursing and midwifery courses in 2016-17 have been outlined. The briefing paper also details the ongoing plan to abolish the NHS bursary from September.
Asian and black healthcare staff are significantly less likely to whistleblow than their white British colleagues, research shows.
The overall bill for compensation payments and legal costs for NHS staff injuries last year was £47.5 million, Nursing Standard can reveal.
Specialist dementia care being withdrawn due to financial pressures.
Nurses and emergency staff working over Christmas have seen their pay plummet by up to 9% over the past five years.
A greater proportion of NHS staff than ever before have been vaccinated against the flu this winter, figures show.
Physical assaults on NHS staff rose by 4% last year.
The CQC has said clinical governance and leadership at an NHS trust have improved but nurse...
NHS staff are being offered the chance to relax in woodland as part of workshops to ease work pressures.