Kat Keogh

nurses smoking
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Support promised for NHS staff who smoke

Part of government plans for 'smoke-free generation'

Acid reflux
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Acid reflux treatment drugs linked to heightened risk of premature death

US researchers looked at use of proton pump inhibitors.

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Nurse's research to help older people live healthier lives

People may be living longer, but they are not necessarily living healthier, says a leading nurse who has begun a research fellowship into older people with frailty.

Med Managemen
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Nurse-led intervention helps carers manage medication and cancer pain

A study published today shows the potential benefits of a new nurse-led intervention supporting carers to manage pain medication in people with terminal cancer.

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Causes of major birth defects still largely unknown

Causes of major birth defects remain largely unknown, say researchers who studied thousands of cases but could establish a definite cause in only one in every five such infants.

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Expressive writing can help wounds heal faster

Writing emotionally about past stressful events before having a biopsy can help wounds heal faster than writing about a neutral topic, a study has found.

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Problem internet users show rise in blood pressure and anxiety

People who spend a long time on the internet can experience increased heart rate and blood pressure when they stop, a study has found.

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Cuts to infection prevention seen as threat to patient safety

Cuts to investment in infection prevention threaten patient safety, the Infection Prevention Society says.

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Children with autism failed by health service, say nursing experts

Healthcare services are leaving children with autism and their families without the vital support they need, according to the RCN.

Nightingale service
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Legacy of Florence Nightingale marked in Westminster Abbey service

The life and legacy of Florence Nightingale has been celebrated in a special service at London's Westminster Abbey.

James Cracknell and Jo Brand
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Jo Brand joins celebrities backing dementia awareness campaign

Comedian and ex-mental health nurse Jo Brand shows her support.

Paul Vaughan
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New directors of nursing announced by NHS England

Two directors will help tackle challenges facing the profession.

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Playing football can boost mental health, nurse research finds

Playing football can have a positive impact on people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder, nurse-led research has found

Pauline Cafferkey
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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to speak at doctor's tribunal

Doctor admits 'misleading' other health professionals during airport screening in relation to the nurse's temperature but denies misconduct

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RCNi Nurse Awards 2017: Vote now for Patient's Choice

Voting is now open for the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017, the profession’s top accolade for nursing excellence.

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Under pressure: A day on the front line

Three nurses share their diaries from a typical shift

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Have YOUR say on the state of the NHS

Nursing Standard has joined forces with The Sunday Mirror and The Sunday People for a UK-wide survey to find out what nurses and healthcare assistants think about patient care, staffing levels, morale and those running the NHS.

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Charity tells of supporting nurses struggling financially after cancer diagnosis

More than one in 10 people who sought support from a nurse hardship charity in the past year are struggling financially after a cancer diagnosis.