Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses
The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) has published guidance for nurses working in primary and community care who are supporting patients living with long COVID. It updates and expands on previous resources created by the QNI in 2020. The updated resource aims to empower nurses by expanding knowledge and providing references to literature, websites and other resources to ensure nurses stay up to date.
The World Health Organization has published updated country requirements for a yellow fever International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis. This includes a new requirement for yellow fever vaccine certification in Djibouti, Philippines and Qatar. NaTHNaC has updated the Country Information pages to reflect the WHO update.
In light of the problems with sourcing certain antibiotics due to the Strep A outbreak, guidance for parents on helping children to swallow tablets may be of use to those working with this age group.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published a new quality standard on support and treatment to stop smoking and stop using smokeless tobacco, and harm-reduction approaches for people who are not ready to stop in one go.
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