Nursing Times , Editor
Steve Ford is a journalist who has spent his career specialising in the health sector. He is currently editor of Nursing Times, which combines a monthly print magazine and the largest nursing website outside the US. He has been in the role since 2018, having joined the publication in 2007 as news editor. Under his stewardship, Nursing Times was named PPA Special Interest Magazine of the Year in 2019. He has also previously written for Health Service Journal and Doctor among others. He specialises in writing about health policy, especially workforce, education and regulation, but has also written regularly about clinical issues. He has overseen coverage of major stories such as the Francis report, swine flu, MMR, and now Covid-19, and is regularly asked by the wider media to comment on nursing stories.