Kimberley Hackett

Primary Health Care

Ground breaking nurse Jane Chiodini's five top travel health tips

Essential travel health advice: what nurses need to know from the new dean of the faculty of travel medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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Nursing Management

Nurses’ role 'more significant than that of doctors’ when spreading good practice, study confirms

Study by Warwick Business School reveals benefits of nurses in ‘hybrid’ leadership positions

Measles
Nursing Children and Young People

Link between measles and airflow obstruction

Childhood measles can affect post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in later life

Pain
Nursing Older People

Pain assessment in older people

Updated guidelines emphasise the subjective nature of pain and offer ways to encourage accurate self-reporting by older people

Nursing Children and Young People

WellChild nurses to attend Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding

WellChild charity has chosen five of its nurses to attend the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19 May.

Primary Health Care

The gender divide in general practice nursing

Why are there so few male nurses in general practice and how do we encourage more male nurses to move into this field?

parasitic worms
Nursing Children and Young People

Asthma: protein from parasitic worms suppresses allergic reactions

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh who tested the Heligmosomoides polygyrus Alarmin Release Inhibitor (HpARI) on mice hope findings will lead to using the protein as the basis for the treatment of asthma

Cannabis
Nursing Children and Young People

Epileptic seizures in children halved when using natural compounds found in cannabis – systematic review

Findings follows 36 studies of randomised and non-randomised controlled trials of children and adults who have a rare form of epilepsy

Emergency Nurse

Patients without primary care providers more likely to have CT scan in emergency departments, study finds

American-based research finds more people who have CT scans in the emergency department didn't have a primary care provider

Emergency Nurse

Research compares use of intravenous paracetamol with oral paracetamol for pain reduction

An Australian study looks at whether intravenous or oral paracetamol is more effective at reducing pain

WellChild Erin
Nursing Children and Young People

Prince Harry and Meghan invite members of the WellChild charity to the wedding

Children's charity WellChild and the families it supports will be represented at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on 19 May

Elizabeth Anionwu
Primary Health Care

Former nurse's inspirational work in raising awareness of sickle cell disease

Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu is committed to championing the fight against sickle cell...

Carol Miller
Nursing Older People

‘I was inspired by how patients and families coped’

Nurse specialist Carol Miller on working with Parkinson’s disease patients

Patient using spacer
Emergency Nurse

Using an antistatic spacer with an inhaler improved asthma control, a study found

A study has found that using an antistatic spacer with an inhaler gave patients better...

Alcohol
Emergency Nurse

Alcohol screening: rise in referrals to clinical nurse specialist teams

A recent study looking into emergency departments’ (EDs) current practices regarding alcohol...

Flour
Nursing Children and Young People

Failure to put folic acid in flour is a public health 'tragedy', say experts

Experts have said failure to fortify flour with folic acid to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs) in babies is 'more than a missed opportunity; it is a tragedy'.

Woman with baby in baby incubator
Nursing Children and Young People

Children in NICU benefit from direct parental care

Infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) who receive direct care from their parents have an improved health outcome, a study has found.

Mental Health Practice

Get the balance right: what the NHS has to do to improve mental health services

A report by The King's Fund reveals the fundamental problems that mental health services in England face compared with other services, which has created an increasingly unstable working environment

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