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Practice nurses provide 'easier first stop' for young people with eating...

Young people with eating disorders can find it easier to speak to practice nurses than GPs...

‘Social networks reinforced my anorexia, but helped my recovery too’

Student Ruby Tucker highlights complex role of social media in eating disorders

Safe caseloads must be determined for district nursing, urges QNI

A new paper from nursing charity, the Queen's Nursing Institute, is being used to start...

New guidance outlines nurses' role in tackling falling child vaccination rates...

Role nurses can play in tackling falling child vaccination rates in England has been...

Call for debate on future of nursing education

A new report from the Council of Deans of Health is calling for discussion on what new...

District nursing at ‘breaking point’

Overstretched district nursing services are functioning on nurses’ goodwill, says new report.

New videos for nurses on how to care for women and girls affected by FGM

Four short YouTube videos will help nurses care for women and girls who have been affected...

‘Green prescribing’ a good way to coax older people outdoors

Older people more likely to do outdoor activity if it’s recommended by a healthcare...

Radical plans to close NHS services

A&E and hospital closure proposals revealed

New workforce strategy for practice nurses

Work under way to meet the needs of general practice nursing

Funding to curb use of police cells as place of safety for mental health crises...

The first wave of funding for a £15 million programme to prevent police cells being used as...

Nurses' sickness absence rates almost four times higher than doctors

New sickness absence rates show nurses have one of the highest sickness absence rates across...

Heatwave warning for South and East of England

Community nurses should be prepared to help vulnerable patients in the heatwave predicted...

Marie Stopes abortions for under-18s and vulnerable women halted

Terminations for vulnerable groups suspended by Marie Stopes in light of Care Quality...

New film puts spotlight on dementia in BME community

A new film for nurses and other healthcare workers highlights rising cases of dementia in...

£5 million fund to improve support for mental health support for new and expectant...

A £5million fund for perinatal mental health services has been announced as the first step...

Childhood obesity strategy to be unveiled

Government's strategy to be published on Thursday

New TB guidance for nurses from the International Council of Nurses

The International Council of Nurses has published new guidelines on tuberculosis (TB) for...

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