Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

02 May 2022
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Volume 33 · Issue 5

The Royal College of Nursing commissioned an independent review to identify and compare international definitions and guidance used to describe standard and transmission-based infection prevention control precautions and reflect on the implications of those for contemporary nursing practice. The report sums up this evidence.

https://www.rcn.org.uk/Professional-Development/publications/raising-the-bar-uk-pub-010-232

On 24th June a celebration event for primary care nurses in London will be held at Regent's University London. With clinical continuing professional development (CPD) sessions and breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

https://seltraininghub.co.uk

A special edition of Vaccine Update has been published by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), focusing on flu. Featuring all influenza vaccines marketed in the UK for the 2022 to 2023 season, bank holiday delivery information, changes to the HPV vaccination schedule and more.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/vaccine-update-issue-325-april-2022-flu-special-edition

UKHSA has updated their information to assist with differentiating Lyme disease from other causes of rash, neurological or non-specific symptoms.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/lyme-disease-differential-diagnosis#full-publication-update-history

Ten new videos launch this month as part of the Black Voices on Contraception Choice project from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, highlighting the views and experiences of Black people when accessing sexual and reproductive health services.

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