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Globally, around 137 million women and 21 million men have a high osteoporotic fracture risk, but although exercise and physical activity can improve bone strength and the risk of falls, there is no...

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...

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Cases of monkeypox have been identified in England, Scotland and Wales, as part of a wider global outbreak. Monkeypox is a viral infection, usually associated with travel to West or Central Africa....

Improving outcomes for people living with breathlessness

The experience of breathlessness is complex and influenced by a number of factors including emotional, environmental, cultural and social and requires a holistic approach to optimise its management...

Understanding pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in women

POP is the downwards descent of one or more of the bowel, bladder, womb or – in women who have had a hysterectomy – the vaginal cuff (Haylen et al, 2016). While not life threatening, POP can cause...

The future of general practice nursing: ARRS, DES and students

Presented here have been several factors that will impact the GPN role as the nursing workforce in primary care and there are advantages and threats to each consideration. It is important to reflect...

Seasonal asthma: should it be managed differently?

Asthma is an inflammatory condition where the airways have become hyperreactive in response to a trigger (eg house dust mite, pollen, cats, viruses and temperature changes). The inflammatory cascade...

Using motivational interviewing to improve health outcomes

Exercise is found by many researchers to have a positive effect on mood, self-esteem and other aspects of mental health, as well as a high impact on physical health and therefore the risk of long-term...

Give veteran patients the support they need

There are an estimated 2.4 million veterans living in England, and taking into account their families too, there is a considerable Armed Forces community living under our care. The healthcare needs of...

Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a mythbuster on pre-travel health services, providing information on governance and training and what the CQC look for when inspecting providers..

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Although physical activity confers health benefits, certain urban environments promote more physical activity than others. For instance, those living in neighbourhoods with poor socio-economic...

Becoming NHS pension savvy

‘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...

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