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Homeless people eight times more likely to be affected by epilepsy

Homeless people are up to eight times more likely to have epilepsy than the national average...

‘Our 24-hour palliative care hub offers a single point of access’

Lead nurse Victoria Thorne explains how redesigning end of life care provision in north...

Silent witness to an emerging population

Worryingly, there is little evidence to support policy and practice for morbidly obese...

Supporting a nursing student in general practice

General practice nurses take on a new challenge by supporting nursing student Chantelle...

Understanding the role of nurse prescribers

Study kick-starts a better understanding of nurse prescribers.

Award-winning district nurse development programme raises morale

Why giving patients the best care service comes from the heart of nursing.

The blueprints for local services that could change your working life

Sustainability and transformation plans hit the headlines in August, raising concerns that...

DVD addresses risks of smoking near home oxygen

Patient's horrific death inspired innovation

How do you motivate patients with stubborn leg wounds to comply with treatment regimes?

Clare Mechen describes how her GP practice engaged patients and freed up practice time.

Award-winning service transforms care for people with suspected DVT

By using ultrasound in the community to confirm or exclude DVT, Jo Boyd and her team reduce...

How we empowered dads to boost their children’s wellbeing

Heather Henry helps fathers in a deprived area learn coping strategies from each other.

Community nursing is at a crossroads

Distinct cultural change is opening up new styles and ways of working centred on technology...

Hub eases strain on primary care

A nurse-led ‘hub’ approach to care for people with complex needs makes better use of GP and...

Award for support worker who breaks down barriers to education

Engaging people according to their needs is key to the success of RCNi award winner Steven...

New framework helps you quantify benefits of art therapies

Arts interventions in healthcare can have many benefits, including lowering pressure

Ensuring diversity among community nursing leaders

When Laura Serrant trained in the early 1980s, she heard that some patients did not want to...

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