The Birth of the NHS

A new book offers a powerful family perspective on the revolutionary introduction of a national health service. Reviewed by Amanda Kendal.

A passion for caring

Trainee nursing associate Carley Kane is hoping to qualify soon – and already has big plans for encouraging the ‘nursing family’ of tomorrow

‘Call levels started to go through the roof’

With the appearance of the coronavirus the volume of 111 calls has doubled

Shining a light on ‘The Lady with the Lamp’

Celebrating the life and work of Florence Nightingale, on the 200th anniversary of her birth

Say No 2 Subcos

Members working in the English NHS across the country have been fighting attempts by health trusts to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiaries

Bringing joy to a psychiatric ward

Mental health workers from Wales talk about what earned them the Team of the Year title at the Nursing Times awards

Attacked: life on the frontline of the NHS

A paramedic recalls her experience of violence at work

Rosena Allin-Khan

Wonder woman – meet the multi-talented A&E MP

Rosena Allin-Khan is a long way from being a typical Westminster politician

Hollywood star Michael Sheen surprises the first person born in the NHS

To celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday, UNISON set up a very special meeting

Nursing by association

There’s a new breed of healthcare professional coming. Say hello to the nursing associate…