Nursing, midwifery and care staff

Nursing, midwifery and care staff are leading transformational change across health and care and have a key contribution to delivering the NHS Long Term Plan.

Chief Nursing Officer for England

The Chief Nursing Officer for England has set out her key vision for nursing, midwifery and care staff working in both health and care.

Policy matters

Find out about current and future policy and strategy relevant to nursing and midwifery colleagues.

Research and evidence

The Research Portfolio is a collection of research examples that demonstrate the contribution that nursing, midwifery and care staff can make to the transformation of health and care and their key contribution to delivering the Long Term Plan.

Chief Midwifery Officer

Learn about this new role and the work to improve care for new and expectant mothers and their children and promote safer births in England.

What will patients get out of the NHS Long Term Plan?

The NHS has written a Long Term Plan so it can be fit for the future. It’s based on the experiences of patients and our NHS workforce. We asked some of the experts what they thought about the NHS Long Term Plan.

News and blogs

New NHS online training to help people get home from hospital quicker

NHS England and Health Education England have today launched ActNow, an e-learning tool developed for health service and care staff to help them reduce hospital delays for patients. Nearly 350,000 patients currently spend over three weeks in acute hospitals each year. Many of those are older people who are often frail, and while a short […]