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Nurse flu jab drive underway

The annual drive urging nurses and other healthcare staff to have their free flu vaccination...

New register aims to bring quality in spirometry testing

​What the National Certified Register will mean for community and primary care nurses.

RCN warns 'pay restraint must end'

College makes case to review body

FGM remains a hidden crime, say MPs

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a hidden crime and a ‘national scandal’, MPs warned...

Pressures on district nursing affecting quality, says King's Fund

The decline in district nurse numbers is well known. A fall of 48% between 2000 and 2014 has...

Mounting pressures on district nursing

Kings Fund report shows quality under threat

On hand support providing end of life care at home

Night time service 'helping patients to stay in their preferred place of care and in...

Student scheme aims to attract new generation to practice nursing

General practice work experience placements are giving nursing students an insight into a...

Momentum building over possible tax rebates for nurses

Momentum is starting to build among nurses to claim back significant tax and national...

Health visitors: an endangered species?

Everyone champions the role of the health visitor, yet as public health and council budget...

Nurse-led end of life care service supports 400 families in first year

Wandsworth Care Coordination Centre delivers individualised support

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...

Community receives nurse-led mobile cancer treatment

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

Top five tips on inhaler use and technique

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

Harnessing technology to cut the number of admissions

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

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