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Advanced practice education and development

During the 1990s, regulation of nurses was provided by the United Kingdom Central Council (UKCC). The UKCC undertook a number of consultations and identified growing support for regulation of ‘higher...

Shaping and delivering services in primary care: benzodiazepine and opiate withdrawal service

Good practice in prescribing opioid medicines for pain should reflect fundamental principles in prescribing generally. The decision to prescribe is underpinned by applying best professional...

We should be celebrating general practice, not criticising

It would be so helpful to have more public messaging with positive stories of general practices being open to face-to-face appointments, and more stories of the benefits of remote access to a...

Burnout and stress in general practice

It has been a long and winding road over the past 18 months. The focus of the news has been on secondary care, but what has it been like for practice nursing – a generally overlooked and undervalued...

Compassion in leadership: staff morale and burnout

Work-related stress is prevalent within the NHS (2020) and if not acknowledged and resolved may lead to burnout. Burnout can be defined as a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, cynicism and negative...

Is health coaching the next panacea in healthcare reform?

According to the WHO (2020), causes of death can be grouped into three categories: communicable, noncommunicable and injury, with non-communicable disease accounting for 74% of deaths globally in 2019...

Violence in primary care: a growing problem?

Professor Gautam Gulati is a consultant forensic psychiatrist and Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Limerick. ‘The following violent scenario,’ Prof Gulati told Practice...

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...

How will you celebrate International Nurses' Day?

‘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...

Placements and portfolios: enhancing performance through experience and reflection

Despite the continued prevalence of the theory–practice gap (Aimei, 2015), there are a number of ways in which nurses and educationalists can work collaboratively to reduce this gap; one being the...

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