Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

02 March 2023
Volume 34 · Issue 3

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published updated quality standards on diagnosing and managing urinary tract infections in those aged 16 years and over. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement including updated antimicrobial prescribing guidance.

NaTHNaC have reviewed and updated schistosomiasis country-specific information recommendations with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). These recommendations will be useful to those advising travellers.

UKHSA and NaTHNaC have collaborated to provide advice on how to reduce potential health risks for travellers visiting friends and relatives abroad and mosquito-spread infections. The guidance is now available in additional formats: print, audio, video, video with British Sign Language, large print and Easy Read. It is also available in 12 languages other than English.

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) is hosting its annual meeting, for Queen’s nurses only, on 27 March. Places are offered on a first come first served basis. Dr Crystal Oldman and Professor John Unsworth will present an update about the latest developments from the QNI, and there will be a range of speakers in healthcare leadership and practice.

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