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Becoming NHS pension savvy

‘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...

NEWS FOCUS

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), Public Health Scotland, Public Health Wales and the Public Health Agency are continuing to investigate a rise in cases of sudden onset hepatitis – or liver...

Rescue packs for COPD: problem or panacea?

AECOPD are defined as an acute worsening of the respiratory symptoms associated with COPD, including cough, breathlessness and sputum production and which require additional therapy (NICE, 2019a;...

Urinary incontinence in men: what the practice nurse needs to know

Urinary incontinence has been defined by the International Continence Society (ICS) as ‘any involuntary leakage of urine’ (Abrams et al, 2003; Haylen et al, 2010). NHS England (2018) estimate that, in...

Managing allergic rhinitis in children and young people

Allergic rhinitis affects many children and young people in the UK causing significant symptoms and a reduction in quality of life. It can be poorly perceived by children, their families and health...

Overcoming OSCE anxiety

OSCE anxiety is transient, unlike an anxiety disorder which is a common mental health presentation that persists for more than 6 months (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). Test anxiety can...

Feasibility of adopting Minimum Education Standards for general practice nursing

Our ‘proof of concept’ test found that it was feasible to use Minimum Standards to review GPN courses collaboratively, assisted by a structured template and local facilitation. Stakeholders were in...

Type 2 diabetes and depression: what is the link?

But what about the mental aspects of T2D? Adams et al (2022) cite evidence showing that depression is more common among individuals with T2D than those without T2D, and that insulin therapy is...

Changing mindsets to see the benefits of hosting students

We work very closely with Northumbria University and Health Education England and their Effective Learning Environments Team to ensure that we can offer the maximum number of student placements. We...

RESEARCH ROUNDUP

In primary care, ‘safety-netting’ – a term first coined in 1987 – is a diagnostic strategy that involves monitoring patients with symptoms possibly indicative of serious illness until they are...

Tools, guidance and key events for general practice nurses

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...

Rebuild general practice nursing

‘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...

NEWS FOCUS

The NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme has begun offering a Spring booster jab to the most vulnerable. About five million people will be able to get a Spring booster during the campaign..

Allergic rhinitis and its impact on airways disease

Exposure to allergens leads to early and late phase allergic reactions. The early phase reaction is characterised by sneezing and rhinorrhoea as a result of histamine, prostaglandin and leukotriene...

Evidence-based management of disease-related malnutrition: updated guidance

The Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community panel has updated its guidance for community healthcare professionals. The updated guide reflects the latest evidence and best practice and is...

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