Evidence and Practice

Clinical

COVID-19 and diabetes: onset and challenges in management

COVID-19 and diabetes: onset and challenges in management

There is a clear correlation and bidirectional relationship between diabetes and COVID-19

Pre-registrant nurses’ perceptions of general practice as a first-post destination

Pre-registrant nurses’ perceptions of general practice as a first-post destination

Understand nursing students’ perceptions of entering general practice as a first post

Development of the nursing associate role in community and primary care settings across England

Development of the nursing associate role in community and primary care settings

The role has been part of the health and social care workforce in England since 2017

Restarting spirometry testing: considering and minimising the risks posed by COVID-19

Restarting spirometry testing: considering and minimising the risks posed by COVID-19

Recommendations for minimising the risks of infection when restarting spirometry testing

Using co-production in the implementation of community integrated care: a scoping review

Using co-production in the implementation of community integrated care: a scoping review

Boost your awareness of the benefits and challenges of co-production in integrated care

Optimising treatment in older people with type 2 diabetes and frailty: the role of district nurses

Optimising treatment in older people with type 2 diabetes and frailty

Acknowledging the need for district nurses to keep up to date with advances in diabetes care

CPD articles

Recognising and managing non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

Recognising and managing non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

An explanation of the epidemiology, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of NTM-PD

The menopause: symptoms, treatments and implications for women’s health and well-being

The menopause: symptoms, treatments and implications for women’s health and well-being

Enhance your knowledge of treatments and strategies available to manage menopausal symptoms

Identifying and managing patients with disease-related malnutrition in primary care

Identifying and managing patients with disease-related malnutrition in primary care

Clinical consequences and potential health and social care costs of untreated malnutrition

Applying public health theory to practice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Applying public health theory to practice in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn about the six essential elements of public health theory and practice

Nurse prescribing: developing confidence, autonomy and collaboration

Nurse prescribing can benefit patients, prescribing clinicians and healthcare systems

How nurses can promote well-being in personalised care

How nurses can promote well-being in personalised care

Harnessing the strengths, skills and resources of people and communities to improve health

Research focus

How primary care nurses can identify and manage self-harm

Primary care nurses need to be able to identify and manage self-harm. This research focus explores high risk groups and management strategies

Image shows the contents of a hoarder's home

How can community and primary care nurses support and treat people with hoarding...

Three studies highlight the complexity of this disorder – and the provision of treatment

How to ensure better integrated care

Three recent studies look at methods to facilitate greater integrated care

Young woman with eating disorder

How to treat eating disorders in primary care

Three studies highlight the growing incidence of eating disorders in primary care

Computer artwork depicts an MRI brain scan revealing the effects of a stroke, showing a blood clot. Upper limb impairment, which occurs in a majority of strokes and requires rehabilitation, is reviewed in three research papers.

Upper limb rehabilitation following a stroke

Rehabilitation for upper limb impairment, which occurs in a majority of strokes, is reviewed

Picture shows two people playing drums and cymbals while others look on. The Haynes Centre is a specialist dementia day care centre for Haringey residents with moderate to severe dementia.

Dementia therapy through music

Three studies examine the benefits of music-based therapies for people with dementia

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