Aisha Holloway (Jan 2015)
Alcohol-related harm is a serious public health concern. Aisha Holloway explains how practice nurses can identify those at risk and deliver brief interventions...
David Halpin, Steve Holmes, James Calvert, Deborah McInerney (Jan 2015)
Correct inhaler technique is essential for patients to get benefits from their therapy. The South West Respiratory Network formulated a project to develop...
Ray Poll (Jan 2015)
Ray Poll highlights the important role practice nurses play in identifying cases of hepatitis C.
Jean Watkins (Jan 2015)
The fingernail has two main functions. The keratin-based nail plate serves to protect the finger tips, reducing the risk of damage and also assists in...
Lynda Bramham (Jan 2015)
UK travellers often visit rabies-endemic countries. Lynda Bramham discusses how pre-travel advice, pre-exposure vaccines and prompt medical attention after...
Emma Wilkinson, Anne Phillips (Jan 2015)
Smoking can increase the risks of diabetes-related complications. Emma Wilkinson explains the effects of smoking on diabetes patients and how practice...
Shona Green (Jan 2015)
Shona Green discusses the impact of qualifications in practice nursing offered at De Montfort University and the ways in which this programme has enabled...