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School nurse

NHS Scotland initiative proposes nine care pathways for school nurses

Initiatives intended to help improve children’s health and well-being

Meningitis

Meningitis: low uptake of MenACWY vaccine by school leavers in London scrutinised

Study suggests catch-up immunisation programme for 18-20 year olds needed

Gout tophus on the finger

Nurse-led gout management improves patient-centred outcomes

Study finds people with significantly lower flare-up rates in managed intervention group

D6 shows scant effect in diabetes care

D6 training for nurses of type 2 diabetes patients showed scant improvement glycaemic control

Indicators of care improved by 3D reviews

Reviews using a 3D approach did not improve their quality of life but gave better indicators...

Nurses as good as doctors in providing primary care

Nurses substituting for doctors in primary care achieve results that are as good or better

Good practice guidelines aim to show quality in home nursing care

Three-phase mixed methods study in England identifies ways to measure community nursing

English ‘Buurtzorg’ pilot impresses patients and nurses

A Dutch case study investigates the feasibility of easing the district nurse workload

School nurses and health visitors need training on sexting

Qualitive study looks at nursing ability to deal with consequences of sexting in young people

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