Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

02 November 2024
Volume 34 · Issue 11

The Royal College of Nurses is set to host the Women's Health Conference on 6 December in London. This year's theme is Inequalities in Women's Health - seizing the cusp of change and aims to examine the nurse's role in challenging health inequalities. The conference keynote is from the RCN President, Sheilabye Sobrany. Anyone who works in women's nursing, whether that be practice nurses, midwives or gynaecology and specialist nurses, is welcome to attend. By the end of the conference, attendees should gain skills in:

The NHS Cancer Programme has developed a Faster Diagnosis Framework, which sets out a strategic approach to speed up cancer diagnosis and improve patient experience. The framework aims to bring together key requirements for cancer diagnosis under a single programme, regardless of cancer type. It is set to ensure patients are diagnosed within 28 days of being referred urgently by their GP for suspected cancer. The aim of this new framework includes an earlier and faster diagnosis for patients, reduced anxiety for patients and streamlined support across community, primary and secondary care.

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