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Study reveals changing attitudes to unsafe sex

The British National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles investigated the rise in...

Nurse-led family programme bids to reduce child neglect

Randomised controlled study investigates the effectiveness of two-hour group meetings with...

More effort required to address needs of self-harming young people

Population cohort study investigated causes of self-harm in children and adolescents.

Telephone-first strategy 'does not necessarily suit all practices'...

Study finds introduction of T1 system increased workload at some general practioners.

Digital interventions to reduce alcoholism 'warrant further investigation'...

Study of more than 34,000 participants found computer- and smartphone-based intercessions '...

South Asian families report perceived stigma attached to asthma diagnosis

Study finds only one in three South Asian families in London attend an annual asthma review.

Assessing the NHS Health Check programme

Systematic review of 20 research studies of patient experience of the NHS Health Check...

Qualitative study explores the use of targeted case finding to identify COPD

Qualitative study of the views of nurses, doctors and practice managers to investigate...

Study investigates use of children's community nursing teams and costs associated...

Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice study evaluates whether the reduction in hospital...

Many women ‘unaware’ of cervical screening programme

Screening programmes need varied methods of publicity to improve uptake, say researchers.

Patient feedback and improving healthcare quality

Patients' feedback is important to improving care, but often they are sceptical about the...

Data study of HPV immunisation programme

Population study evaluated the effectiveness of the human papillomavirus immunisation...

Blood pressure practice and self monitoring

Qualitative interview study of 30 people over the use of validated sphygmomanometers through...

Public health nurses’ views of postnatal anxiety

Study looks at support offered to mothers experiencing postnatal depression and anxiety

Factors influencing the decision to attend screening

Understanding the thought process of patients considering screening tests, following cancer...

Behavioural approaches to weight loss do work

Randomised controlled trials compare effects of brief advice and self-help materials, with a...

Exploration of acceptability of the physician associate role

Addressing shortage of GPs and nurses in UK

Need to address high levels of cancer diagnosed in emergency units

Study tests belief that diagnosis is a failure of primary care

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