Nurse

Is Brexit Really To Blame For The 96% Drop In EU Nurses Coming To Work In Our NHS?

Stephen Burke | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK
Stephen Burke

Figures released last week by The Health Foundation painted a pretty bleak picture of the impact of Brexit on the NHS - they told us that EU nurses re...

Ebola Isn't Over Yet: How Pauline Cafferkey's Return To The Country Reminds Us That The Virus Still Haunts Sierra Leone

Imogen Calderwood | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK
Imogen Calderwood

For many thousands of people, Ebola isn't over. It was a trigger that has sparked so many other issues - homelessness, unemployment, poverty - that will be felt in Sierra Leone for years to come unless its people receive ongoing support to get back on their feet. Without help to rebuild their businesses and get their children back into schools, many more people to come will fall victim to the Ebola crisis.

Why Scottish Nurse Pauline Cafferkey's Trip To Sierra Leone Is So Vital For The Ebola Orphans Still Living With The Virus' Devastating Impact

Imogen Calderwood | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK
Imogen Calderwood

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey hit the headlines in December 2014 when she became the first person in the UK to be diagnosed with Ebola during the devastatin...

Student Nurse's Impassioned Message Defending Hard Work Of NHS Staff Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A student’s heartfelt message defending the hard work of NHS staff after a stranger asked why she wanted to be a nurse and “wipe asses for a livin...

Diluting The Hospital Nurse Skill Mix Is Not In The Public Interest

Jane Ball | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK
Jane Ball

Our study suggests that the NHS needs to focus on achieving safe registered nurse staffing levels as a means to achieve better outcomes for patients. Anything less won't do.

Welcome to the Jungle! Part 3.

Anne-Marie Wilde | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anne-Marie Wilde

A Student Nurses First Experience of Volunteering First Aid to the Refugees of Calais. Part 3: Humanity Please note, the names that appear in this ...

Welcome to the Jungle! Part 2

Anne-Marie Wilde | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anne-Marie Wilde

A Student Nurses First Experience of Volunteering First Aid to the Refugees of Calais. Part 2: Baptism of Fire Please note, the names that appear in...

Welcome To The Jungle! Part 1.

Anne-Marie Wilde | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Anne-Marie Wilde

A Student Nurses First Experience of Volunteering First Aid to the Refugees of Calais. Part 1: The Lead Up Please note, the names that appear in thi...

Nurses Don't Just Pass Things to the Doctor

Selena Sandeluss | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selena Sandeluss

I will go for a drink with my nursing colleagues and talk about you and how sad it makes me, what you went through, how brave you were and how you inspired me. I will keep your story with me forever, joining my ever growing library of patients that I have cared for with cancer.

Christian Nurse 'Disciplined' For Praying With Muslim Colleague

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK

A Christian nurse will take her NHS Trust to court over claims she was disciplined for "praying" for a Muslim colleague, which was deemed tantamount t...

WATCH: It's Safe To Go To Hospital Again...

The Huffington Post | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK

Denise Joyce Reed's efficiency at her nursing job was scrutinized after a number of mistakes occurred under her watch. In one troubling example, she m...

You Don't Need to Teach Nurses/Carers Compassion, you just need to Make Sure They Are Doing Their Job - A Carer's View

Hannah Gal | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK
Hannah Gal

What would you like for christmas? I ask 93-year-old Winnie at the end of my daily morning visit. 'just a bit of company', she replies with a somewhat sad smile. 

Nurse Who Force-Fed Baby To Death Jailed In Landmark Case

PA | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

Nurse Gloria Dwomoh has been jailed for three years at the Old Bailey for killing her baby by force-feeding her in the first case of its kind in Brita...

Schoolboy Sex Allegations Against Nurse Proved False

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A nurse who was accused of having sex romps with a 15-year-old school boy on a deserted beach has been cleared of all allegations. Victoria Horsley...

Mental Health Patient On The Run In Suffolk

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A mental health patient is on the loose after breaking out of a secure hospital and injuring a nurse, police said. Luke Sparks...

Nurse 'Couldn't Find Patient's Cervix'

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

A nurse tasked with testing women for signs of cervical cancer has appeared before a medical council to face accusations that she was "unable to locat...

Woman Suspected Of Posing As Nurse After Four Years In GP Surgery

Posted 06.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Detectives have arrested a woman suspected of treating hundreds of patients by posing as a registered nurse for four years withou...

Charges Dropped By CPS In Stepping Hill Hospital Case

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK

Rebecca Leighton, the nurse accused of sabotaging saline drips at the Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport, has been released from custody. The Crow...

Rebecca Leighton Receives Provisional Court Date

PA | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A provisional trial date has been set for a 27-year-old nurse charged with contaminating saline at a hospital. Rebecca Leighto...