Joanna Bacon

Are men still reluctant to talk about prostate cancer?

In a bid to prevent the number of deaths from prostate cancer rising, one initiative was developed to get males to talk more on the subject

Family-centred care: talking to children about cancer

A nurse specialist is behind a series of books that help parents explain their cancer diagnosis to children, using stories that feature diverse modern families

Mother and baby units in perinatal mental health

In February, NHS England announced a £23 million additional investment in perinatal mental health services. It is hoped this development will overturn concerns about the use of effective interventions for women at risk of developing mental illness during or after pregnancy.

Helping displaced Rohingya children in a refugee camp

Children’s nurse Becky Platt spent three weeks working as part of an emergency medical team in the Kutupalong refugee camp on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border

Challenging project

The nurse who took big steps towards addressing the issue of frequent attenders in an...

Anna Sussex, a senior sister at an emergency department in Wales, wanted to know why some patients became frequent attenders in her department, in the process she led a project aimed at tackling the issue.