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Girls in Scotland to get free sanitary products to tackle 'period poverty'

Schoolgirls in Scotland will have access to free sanitary products in a bid to tackle 'period poverty', first minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged.

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Respiratory nurses not spending enough time with patients – and half planning to retire in next decade

One in four NHS respiratory nursing teams say they are unable to spend enough time with patients, with a majority reporting working extra unpaid hours, a new study reveals.

acid attack
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New guidance to help acid attack victims

New first aid guidance to ensure people get the right help fast

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Nurses on hand with mental health support at Notting Hill Carnival

Nurses and other health professionals delivered mental health information and advice to hundreds of people affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy during the Notting Hill Carnival.

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Practice nurses key to reversing cervical screening downturn

New guidance from Public Health England says practice nurses and GPs can help improve attendance by educating women about cervical cancer and screening and offering varied appointment times

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Children at risk in school due to nursing cuts, RCN warns

Children with asthma, epilepsy and diabetes are at risk in the classroom due to the accelerating loss of school nurses, the RCN warns.

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Care concerns of prostate cancer specialist nurses ‘being overlooked’

Care concerns raised by prostate cancer specialist nurses are being overlooked by multidisciplinary teams (MDTs), according to a new study.

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Brief mindfulness training helps heavy drinkers cut back

Mindfulness could help heavy drinkers start to cut back on alcohol consumption, according to researchers who used brief audio recordings to train drinkers in such strategies.

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Scrap the Cap: nurses urged to join day of action

The RCN wants nurses to share their stories on the effects of pay restraint as part of a digital day of action on 25 August

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New backing for RCN's e-nurse campaign

College aim to make every nurse an e-nurse by 2020

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Kids who skip breakfast may lack key nutrients

Children who skip breakfast regularly may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development recommended by the UK government.

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Brain pressure remedy found in common diabetes drug

A drug commonly used to treat patients with obesity or type 2 diabetes could be used as a new way to lower brain pressure, for which treatments are desperately needed, researchers say.

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Traffic fume particles can damage immune system

Tiny particles of carbon in traffic fumes can damage the immune system’s ability to kill viruses and bacteria, making people more vulnerable to infection, a new study says.

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Webcams help most parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can help with early bonding for parents of premature babies found the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby at any time in neonatal units, though it made some more anxious.

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Chief nurse to lead NHS England’s London region

Jane Cummings to take charge of NHS England's London region

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Ovary syndrome label upsetting women needlessly

A broadening of the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome has contributed to a steep rise in diagnoses and risks causing fear and anxiety, health experts say.

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Nurses urge students to get meningitis vaccine

Two thirds of those who turned 18 last year did not have jab