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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...

England’s chief nurse looks to the future

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

Programme launched to speed up anorexia recovery times

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

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)...

Community matron service helps patients stay at home

A rapid response service led by community matrons is helping to reduce GP callouts and...

Ten years on and going strong

When nurse practitioner Carol Sears took on the lease of the practice in which she worked,...

Specialist role provides thyroid cancer support

About 2,700 people are diagnosed with thyroid cancer each year in the UK, many of whom...

School nurse pilot tackles childhood obesity

Child obesity is a major public health challenge for professionals. The National Child...

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