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.
Nurse-led programmes for drug users in England have led to an increase in testing and treatment for hepatitis C, a conference hears.
Nurses who misuse prescription drugs recover better if they are treated like addicts rather than thieves, an addictions conference in Lisbon heard.
Up to one in four cases of HIV in men who have sex with other men could be prevented by providing them with pre-emptive medication, a move that would also result in cost savings, research shows.
UK experts on prescription drugs misuse and tobacco addiction are among the speakers at an international conference on addictive behaviours and dependencies that opens in Lisbon today, with Nursing Standard reporting live from the event, including updates on Twitter.
Women who sleep on their back during late pregnancy may cause problems for their baby, say researchers who advise against the position.
7 key questions for the government
A campaign to persuade the RCN to rejoin a global federation of nurses has won the backing of 100 members of the profession.
Patients attending emergency medicine departments feel assured in the care nurses are giving, research from the Care Quality Commission reveals.
Consultation launch on nursing associate role to bridge gap between HCAs and registered nurses.
A cooling treatment for babies deprived of oxygen can reduce their chances of developing epilepsy later in childhood, research has found.
Yet a Nursing Standard investigation reveals many universities do not monitor the reasons students seek help from support services.
Regional vacancy breakdown highlights ‘deepening postcode lottery’ of care and chronic shortage of nurses, RCN warns
A carer whose husband has early onset Alzheimer’s disease says her 'curriculum' for them both uses a combination of diet, exercise and persistent postivity
To improve BME staff representation at senior level, the NHS must start by ensuring all staff feel part of the conversation, a recent conference heard.
More work is needed to boost the field of nurse research, says the Council of Deans of Health chair Brian Webster-Henderson.
More than 500 nurses and midwives aged over 70 are practising in the UK, the regulator has revealed.
English language standards for European nurses joining the register will not be lowered, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has insisted.
Tens of thousands of NHS nurses have taken time off work due to anxiety, stress or depression, a Nursing Standard investigation reveals.