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Emergency departments warned this winter may be most pressurised in years

12 October 2017

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

NHS Providers, which represents NHS trusts, issued a warning after initiatives to relieve the pressure on ‘hard-pressed’ hospitals failed to improve performance over...

MPs demand urgent review of social care funding

28 April 2017

Nursing Older People

Analysis

The timing was uncanny. First came the upbeat tone of NHS England’s progress report on its 2014 Five Year Forward View.

International experts call for atrial fibrillation screening programme

31 May 2017

Nursing Older People

Analysis

Screening programmes need to be introduced to detect irregular heart rates among older patients, according to an international collaboration of experts.

How is Scotland’s cancer strategy faring a year on?

11 April 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

One year ago, ministers in Scotland unveiled a cancer strategy, which they said should create ‘world class’ cancer services. The five-year plan, Beating...

This winter could be the worst for health services in a generation

10 October 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

Demand for healthcare last winter was at its highest for several years and is set to increase, especially for children’s services, over the...

Roald Dahl charity funds network of specialist nurses

10 July 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

As the author of some of the most famous children’s books, Roald Dahl’s impact on the lives of young people is obvious. But...

Strategic thinking: end of life care

06 February 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

Major announcements were made in all four parts of the UK at the end of last year. All have the potential to improve...

Health and well-being of UK children in ‘jeopardy’

06 March 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

A new report from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) warns that the health and well-being of children is falling...

‘Extremely worrying’ trend of cancelled cancer surgery in almost 60% of hospitals

08 February 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

This winter is proving to be the most difficult for the NHS in years. Hospitals are struggling with bed shortages, leading to delays...

Bring on the special forces

11 November 2016

Cancer Nursing Practice

Analysis

Improving access to specialist lung cancer nurses is one of the key steps needed to push up survival rates and stop the condition...