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Sexual health services: a cut too far?

Due to pressure on local government to cut spending, HIV drugs have fallen into a...

Leadership programme for district nurses wins Nurse Award category

A leadership training programme devised and delivered by a team in Surrey is improving...

Be sure to showcase your contribution to patient care

The role of the Care Quality Commission is to regulate providers of health and social care

Collaborative health visiting leads to better relationships

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) ( 2014 ) says that more than...

Top five tips on inhaler use and technique

Inhaler treaatment for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may appear...

Community receives nurse-led mobile cancer treatment

Cancer patients across the north west of England are benefiting from reduced waiting times...

Harnessing technology to cut the number of admissions

Community nurses could find their roles and patients changing if a series of new technology...

Better primary care for special needs patients

Primary care patients with learning disabilities in Doncaster are benefiting from the...

Revalidation offers nurses and midwives opportunities

By the beginning of this month, the first nurses to use the new revalidation system will...

Nurse-led dementia liaison service acts as bridge to secondary care

GP practices in Stoke-on-Trent and across North Staffordshire are benefiting from the...

Are we nearing a turning point in children’s asthma services?

Asthma has become so common in the UK that there are, on average, at least two children with...

Queen’s Nursing Institute champions specialist qualification for district nurses

At the end of last year, a Queen’s Nursing Institute report stated that district nurses (DNs...

Urgent care centre brings profound changes in nurses’ roles

Nottingham's urgent care centre (UCC) opened its doors for the first time last October,...

Family nurses focus on needs of young first-time mothers

A team of family nurses is helping young parents to learn English and integrate into their...

Programme launched to speed up anorexia recovery times

Around 1.6 million people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder, estimates the...

England’s chief nurse looks to the future

Over the next few weeks, chief nursing officer for England Jane Cummings and her team will...

Seven-point plan focuses on care of older people in remote area of Scotland

A ‘radical shift in resources’ is required to meet the needs of older people in remote and...

Specialist multiple sclerosis service set to expand

Neuroresponse is a specialist nurse-led telehealth service for multiple sclerosis (MS)...

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