Nick Evans

Cancer Nursing Practice

NHS Long Term Plan reveals bold cancer strategy, but doubts remain over its delivery

Plans for improved cancer diagnosis and care are threatened by nurse shortages

NHS long term plan
Learning Disability Practice

Autism-specific health checks highlighted in NHS Long Term Plan

But RCN sceptical as plan offers ‘little that’s new’ and focus should be workforce shortages

Isolation and restraint
Learning Disability Practice

Restraint and isolation: what lessons have been learned since Winterbourne View?

Guidance says the use of restraint should only be used as a last resort

Mental Health Practice

NHS Long Term Plan: what it means for mental healthcare

Leading nurse figures share their thoughts on the ambitious plans for mental health services

Long term
Nursing Management

NHS Long Term Plan ‘guarantees’ shifting resources from hospitals to community

'Historic' publication promises to reshape health service around the ‘changing needs of patients’

EU flag
Nursing Management

Brexit: make or break for the NHS?

With the NHS reliant on EU nurses, Brexit plans must cover all areas of healthcare

Health Checks
Nursing Older People

Public should be encouraged to use free NHS health checks to help curb dementia

2% reduction in number of people with heart problems leads to 10,000 fewer dementia cases

Social Care
Nursing Older People

Social care services cannot take another delay to government's green paper

Independent Care Group chair calls for ‘backstop’ as care homes go out of business

Nursing Children and Young People

Why the first 1,001 days are vital to childcare

More than 120 charities say childcare system is at breaking point

Cancer Nursing Practice

Marie Curie Legacy Campaign on the benefits of radiotherapy

The treatment is being undervalued in cancer care, experts say

Nursing Children and Young People

Exclusive: Overcoming the barriers to hospital discharge for children with complex needs

More children are remaining in hospital because patients are not supported properly

Emergency Nurse

Wider health service 'must take ownership' of emergency department problems

Access to GP services and social care is worsening, CQC report finds

Nursing Management

Access to older people's services is 'complicated and confusing', CQC says

Report suggests integration can improve services, but highlights navigation difficulties

Mental health
Emergency Nurse

Is the ED the right place for someone experiencing a mental health crisis?

Government pledges major funding in mental health provision in emergency care

Life chances
Learning Disability Practice

Health inequalities: people who have learning disabilities are the most vulnerable

An NHS England-commissioned report urges a fair society to improve service users’ lives

Nursing Older People

Agenda for Change pay rise made care recruitment difficult, council chiefs say

More needed to improve social care workforce challenges on a national level

Nursing Management

Inspectors highlight lack of joined-up health and adult social care services

Focus on managing delayed discharges has ‘almost overwhelmed other priorities’, warns Care Quality Commission

Mental Health Practice

CQC to work with NHS Improvement to support mental health trusts

Regulator finds mental healthcare in reasonable shape, but significant problems remain