Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Supporting adolescents with type 1 diabetes during the transition from child to adult services: a literature review

Supporting adolescents with type 1 diabetes in transition from child to adult services

This literature review considers the personal and practice implications

Open access
Adoption of technology-enabled care for patients with respiratory conditions in primary care

Adoption of technology-enabled care for patients with respiratory conditions

A look at the benefits of giving clinicians and patients access to technology-enabled care

Pre-registration nurse placements in general practice: the picture so far

Pre-registration nurse placements in general practice: the picture so far

A scoping review of ten years of literature examined pre-registration nurse placements

Continuity of care for adults living in the community who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease

Continuity of care for adults who have been diagnosed with congenital heart disease

The needs and challenges of people with CHD in the community and primary care

Young carers

Assessing the needs of young carers and young adult carers in a London borough

Steps need to be taken to meet the statutory duties of identifying and assessing such carers

Open access
Use of a text messaging service for communication with parents and carers

Use of a text messaging service for communication with parents and carers

This article looks at how parents and carers can use text messaging to have safe and secure...

CPD articles

Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care

Continuing professional development: lymphoma in primary care

This article summarises the diagnosis, treatment and long-term consequences of lymphoma

Varicella zoster virus

Understanding the health risks of varicella zoster virus in pregnancy

Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a common illness that causes varicella (chickenpox) and...

Increasing use of long-acting contraception in primary care

Increasing use of long-acting contraception in primary care

Long-acting, reversible contraception is a safe and effective way to control fertility,...

Migraine

Migraine in primary care: myths, management and medication overuse

This article is aimed at primary care nurses and covers the presentation of migraine across...

Managing patients with multimorbidity

Managing patients with multimorbidity

Multimorbidity is becoming an increasing problem with more patients having two or more long-...

Improving outcomes for patients with irritable bowel syndrome in primary care, with specific focus on diet

Improving outcomes for patients with irritable bowel syndrome in primary care, with...

Irritable bowel syndrome is a common disorder of gastrointestinal function with symptoms...

Research focus

Parkrun promotes physical activity and community spirit

Three studies explore the benefits of parkrun, a free 5km event held weekly around the UK

Social prescribing offers options and support

Three studies examine how social prescribing promotes a health and social care partnership

Care of children dependent on long-term ventilation

Three studies examine the rise in long-term ventilation to support respiratory function

Examining the effects of knife crime on health services

Three studies explore the prevalence of knife crime in London on children and young people

Diabetes self-management

Three articles investigate strategies to support the self-management of diabetes

Supporting carers as individuals to improve quality of life

Three recent studies observe the support given to carers

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