Nick Evans

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

Nursing Older People

Collaborative working to treat depression in care home residents

New report offers examples of good practice for care home staff

Nursing Children and Young People

Exclusive: Neonatal care review may lead to ‘reconfiguration’ of intensive care units

Transformation review makes recommendations for future of neonatal critical care

Emergency Nurse

Will a change to the law on violence against emergency workers stop assaults?

Emergency nurses need training to deal with aggressive patients, experts say

Cancer Nursing Practice

Government sets new cancer targets as trusts in England struggle to meet existing ones

Is there a risk of being railroaded by too many targets in cancer care?

Nursing Children and Young People

QNI sets out future standards for community children's nurses

Demand for community children's nurses soars, but NHS lacks capacity, QNI report finds

Nursing Management

Winter pressures: how will the health service cope this time round?

With winter looming, pressure builds for Matt Hancock to turn around the past two years of low performance

Emergency Nurse

England’s trauma care network proves its worth

Report finds that setting up major trauma centres in England has saved 1,600 extra lives

Community care
Learning Disability Practice

How successful is NHS England’s Transforming Care programme?

An update on NHS England’s overhaul of care for people with learning disabilities

Emergency Nurse

Emergency nurses expected to help ensure organ donation opt-out succeeds

NHS Blood and Transplant will need the help of front-line staff after change to legislation

Nursing Children and Young People

Opt-out plan will allow children to express their wishes on organ donation

The government’s plans for an organ donation opt-out system could come into force in 2020

Nursing Older People

CQC report highlights shortfalls in care provision for over 65s

Beyond Barriers takes a holistic look at interaction of NHS and social care services in England

Nursing Management

Nurse managers have a vital role in the future success of social care

The government's promised social care measures will need strong nurse leadership and joined-up thinking to work

Cancer Nursing Practice

Boosting support for people with cancer who are at high risk of suicide

Public Health England's examination of patients’ cause of death highlights the need for robust emotional support in the first six months after diagnosis

Learning Disability Practice

Learning disability standards kept simple in bid to drive improvements

NHS Improvement unveils a simple guide to improve learning disability care standards

Nursing Older People

Gosport scandal: what it means for older people’s nurses

Experts say nurses must be able to feel confident about appropriate use of opioids