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Kelly Nickalls

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U-turn on child obesity measures is a public health disaster

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

Rebuild general practice nursing

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

Mandatory vaccinations: to scrap or keep?

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

Here we go again

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

A new era of public health

The OHID hopes to prevent health conditions before they develop, and therefore reduce the burden on healthcare services. It is clear they have a mammoth task ahead of them. Tobacco, obesity, alcohol...

Stand up for general practice

I am sure it hasn't escaped your attention that the media onslaught on general practice has continued this month, with stories deploring the apparent lack of face-to-face appointments and campaigns...

Winter worries

Paediatric A&Es are reporting that they have had the busiest couple of months on record, with one doctor saying ‘We are effectively running a winter-level emergency department response in the...

Improving health outcomes for people with learning disabilities

A project led by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust aimed to address this by increasing the number of annual health checks carried out with people with a learning disability over 12 weeks. The...

A wish list for the new health secretary

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

Failure to support general practice

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

Time for reflection

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

Rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme

‘Practice Nursing provides nurses working in general practice with the tools to reach their full potential and deliver the best possible care to their patients. Our monthly journal informs and...

COVID-19 and the loneliness epidemic

As we settle in for a winter of COVID-19 disruption, with millions of people already in lockdown and unable to mix with other households, my thoughts have turned to the issue of loneliness. This is a...

Are you ready for your vital role this winter?

Preparations for a possible second wave of COVID-19 this winter are well underway. While the Government works with primary and secondary care to ensure the NHS can cope with increased demands in case...

Health inequalities: what can be done?

The Marmot Review 10 Years On (Marmot et al, 2020) report makes for grim reading. For the first time in over 100 years, life expectancy in England has failed to increase, and for the poorest 10% of...

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