The nurse is often a teacher or facilitator of what the family achieves
Causes of air pollution and how they affect the lung health of children
Harnessing the strengths, skills and resources of people and communities to improve health
An overview of the state of asthma and asthma care in the UK and globally
Improving asthma knowledge among children and their families
People at the sharp end of inequality can view nurses as a threat, says Heather Henry
A Queen’s Nurse says medical models alone will not address social determinants of health
Evidence suggests that a social approach can raise people’s levels of control in managing long term conditions, so independent public health nurse Heather Henry took it on board to create BreathChamps – helping communities affected by asthma
Workforce strategies must adopt new approaches and consider how nurses can become enablers of solutions rather than simply deliverers of services, says Heather Henry
The four words community nurses should use to address health inequalities – and ensure they see their patients as partners.
Nurses are cautious users of social media, aware of the risk of crossing boundaries or breaching patient confidentiality. Genuine engagement is scary, but it could enable people to find their own health solutions, says the chair of the New NHS Alliance.
Looking at what is strong rather than what is wrong can help individuals and communities find their own solutions to problems, says the chair of the New NHS Alliance.