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Practice nurses and other primary care workers ‘worrying’ stress levels, poll finds

Nearly nine in ten practice nurses, GPs and other primary care workers find their work life...

Spate of measles outbreaks at music festivals sparks MMR plea

Measles cases at summer festivals prompt Public Health England to issue vaccination reminder

Cyclospora outbreak sparks warning to health workers

Health workers are being given access to information and advice about the food and water bug...

HPV vaccine pilot launched in England

A vaccine against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is being offered to men who have sex with men...

Community nursing cuts hampering diabetes care as prescription bill hits £1 billion a...

Nursing leaders warned cuts to community nursing are damaging diabetes care as the drug bill...

Nurses urged to lobby NHS England over drug that can prevent HIV transmission

Nurses should lobby NHS England to fund a drug that can prevent HIV transmission, according...

Maternity clinic for survivors of rape and sexual assault opens

A maternity clinic for survivors of rape has opened its doors at the Royal London Hospital.

Pregnant women urged to postpone Florida travel over Zika fears

Part of US mainland added to list of countries where Zika infection risk is present

Patients monitoring diabetes at home 'cope better than those seen only by GP'...

Service where patients send blood glucose, blood pressure and weight measurements to nurses...

Dermatological nurses often only regular home visitor for patients, survey finds

A survey by the British Skin Foundation has shown that almost a quarter of dermatological...

Caring for homeless epilepsy patients

Community nurses encouraged to follow Queen's Nursing Institute guidelines

MPs launch inquiry into suicide prevention

Commons health select committee seeks opinions on services in England

Sepsis 'as urgent as a heart attack', says NICE guidelines...

New NICE guideline urges nurses and other healthcare staff to be vigilant of early symptoms

Nurses concerned about move to remove ‘ghost patients’ from GP registers

Patients face being axed if they haven’t visited GP for five years and don’t respond to two...

Health warnings issued as temperatures soar in England and Wales

Public health bodies have provided advice on staying well during hot weather

Funds to tackle obesity are set to be slashed

Frontline nurses warn that public health cuts are putting public safety at risk

District nurses and midwives among UK's top ten most accident-prone drivers

Healthcare professions made up all the top ten most likely occupations to have had an at-...

Funding fears over post-registration training

Funding fears over post-registration training

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