Care quality is being jeopardised by low staffing levels, say public sector auditors.
Statin use could be associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, though this should be weighed against their effect in lowering risk of heart attacks and strokes, researchers say.
Nurse leader researches and designs framework for improving care of inpatients with dementia.
A levy on sugary drinks combined with other measures could persuade people to choose healthier alternatives, according to a study of a UK restaurant chain.
Anxiety and depression can contribute to people experiencing more frequent migraines, a study in Taiwan suggests.
A bereavement nurse specialist who helped families in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing has accepted a national award on behalf of emergency and medical services colleagues.
NICE issues draft guidance on therapy for children with very rare condition ADA-SCID.
Nurses in emergency departments in England are being encouraged to use a new checklist to ensure patients receive safe care quickly over the busy winter period.
A letter by Florence Nightingale expressing her vision for community nursing has been found during a clear-out at a London hospital.
Senior lecturer Jim Ridley reflects on the importance of supporting people with learning disabilities through different periods of life transition
In a move it describes as ‘common sense’, the Nursing and Midwifery Council has announced an overhaul of English language requirements for overseas nurses.
Researchers have cautiously suggested a possible link between taking multivitamins during pregnancy and a lower risk of autism in children.
Children who have learning disabilities should be identified before they reach school age to ensure they receive proper support, the chief officer of a pioneering organisation overseeing health and social care in Manchester tells a conference
People with learning disabilities are living longer and services need to reflect this, delegates heard at the Learning Disability Practice Conference 2017 in Manchester.
Half of people with learning disabilities who have a GP in England do not attend an annual health check – and many more have no doctor at all.
'Mindfulness may reduce staff sickness and even the use of physical restraint'.
The temptation to ensure people with learning disabilities make the ‘right’ decision undermines their autonomy, conference told.
Having additional information added to summary care records (SCR) could greatly improve the care experience of those with learning disabilities, according to a leading nurse.