Maintaining vitamin D levels could help to prevent the onset of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, though it is less effective once the disease has set in, researchers say
‘Patient-related burnout’ affects job performance, study finds
Proposed changes to public sector pay would bring nurses, midwives, civil servants and manual workers under the same policy, and raise the starting salary for staff nurses by more than £6,000
Nursing Standard poll shows 50% of nurses favour longer shift patterns
Children's nurses are increasing having to deal with young people who have self harmed and need to develop more skills in dealing with such patients, the Nursing Children and Young People journal conference was told.
People with learning disabilities are being made to seem like they are thieves of the state, a leading nurse has warned
University College London professor tells Nursing Children and Young People Conference 2017 that more premature babies are surviving, but neonatal units cannot recruit enough specialist staff
Most people do not understand the link between obesity and cancer, and few are offered advice about their weight when seeing a healthcare professional, a study shows
Genetic markers indicating early signs of oesophageal cancer could help improve low rates of survival by monitoring people with high-risk genetic patterns, research suggests
Cwm Taf University Health Board nurse recognised for early recognition and staff training work to tackle high mortality rates for chronic lung disease in parts of the Welsh valleys
Worried people should never be criticised for turning up to emergency departments, says former RCN president
Government is using the term ‘inappropriate attendances’ to mask under-funding
Nursing Children and Young People Conference hears about service that relieves pressure on hospital's emergency department.
EXCLUSIVE: Number of nurses leaving their posts on the increase due to stress, burnout and work-life balance issues
The number of nurses and health visitors leaving trusts in England because of work-life balance issues has more than doubled in the past five years
Sophie Proud, who overcame many health problems in childhood after being born at 24 weeks’ gestation, graduated as a children’s nurse and now works at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough
As winter approaches, people being discharged from mental health hospitals need a real alternative to the streets, writes general secretary Janet Davies
Joanne Bosanquet has received an honorary doctorate in recognition of her 'distinction in the field of nursing and public health'
Sickle cell disease not covered properly at undergraduate level, say nurse leaders.
Children taken to hospital due to asthma may be at risk of repeated admissions if they are also obese, pointing to the importance of preventing obesity in children with asthma, researchers say.