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Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

The Royal College of Nurses is set to host the Women's Health Conference on 6 December in London. This year's theme is Inequalities in Women's Health - seizing the cusp of change and aims to examine...

Research Roundup

In 2019 in the UK, an estimated 885,000 people were living with dementia. Although people can still live well with dementia, exercise is one of the approaches that can help both with the management of...

The link between nutrition and mental health

The body's microbiome comprises some 200 trillion (2 x 1014) organisms and Hoffmann (2023) explains that it is adversely affected by the consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPFs) which lower the...

From policy to practice: creating a smokefree generation

In 2019, the Government published Advancing Our Health: Prevention in the 2020s announcing the ambition for England to become ‘smokefree’ by 2030 (achieved when 5% or less of the population smoke).

RESEARCH ROUNDUP

Many health agencies, including the World Health Organisation, employ a ‘One Health’, intersectoral approach to address the challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). However, according to Lyall et...

What will the new year bring for nurses?

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...

News Focus

Four million more GP appointments a month are being delivered for patients compared to the same month before the pandemic, as part of the NHS primary care access recovery plan..

The impact of social media interventions on adult influenza vaccination: A systematic review

This systematic review followed PRISMA guidelines (Prisma, 2020). Our inclusion criteria comprised of peer reviewed systematic reviews, intervention studies (randomised controlled trials,...

Nurses urged to watch for measles, as vaccine rate dips

The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) Vaccine rates have dropped to a 10-year low, risking outbreaks of the highly infectious and dangerous virus. The Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health...

NMC revalidation: is it friend or foe?

‘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...

Starting a new school with asthma – what to advise

GPNs are more than alert than most health professionals to the rise in number of exacerbations of asthma as children start school or go back to school each September..

Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

The King's Fund is hosting a free online event on how to tackle antimicrobial resistance. The talk takes place between 12–1 pm on Thursday 7 December. Speakers include Chief Executive of UK Sepsis...

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