Prof Hawking, one of the most renowned scientists in his field, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 1964 at the age of 22 and given just a few years to live. File photograph: Andrew Cowie/ AFP/Getty Images

The former nurse of Prof Stephen Hawking has been struck off the nursing register after a panel found she did not give appropriate care to the renowne(...)

About 1,000 EU nurses were registered every month by the NHS before the Brexit vote but the numbers had since “collapsed”. Photograph: Frank Miller

The exodus of Irish nurses and medical staff to work in the UK could “considerably deepen” after Brexit, following a “collapse” in the number of other(...)

 Pauline Cafferkey at the Nursing and Midwifery Council on Wednesday. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

A Scottish nurse who survived Ebola has been cleared of misconduct over her return to the UK with the virus. Pauline Cafferkey (40) was accused of all(...)

Undated handout file photo of  nurse Pauline Cafferkey: A disciplinary panel   heard claims the Scottish medical worker’s conduct had “undermined” public trust and confidence in the nursing profession. Photograph: Handout/PA Wire

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey “potentially put the public at risk” through her actions as she returned to the UK with the virus, a misconduct hearing (...)