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NMC changes registration process for overseas nurses

The NMC will alter the registration process for nurses who have trained outside of the European Economic Area from this autumn.

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Clinical

Growth, Parkinson's, pain

Growth, Parkinson's, pain

In-depth analysis of the latest research. Compiled by Mark Greener.

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Managing COPD exacerbations

Managing COPD exacerbations

Recognition of symptoms by patients and nurses is vital for a positive outcome. Beverley Bostock-Cox explains.

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Supplementing infant feeds

Supplementing infant feeds

Mothers are often unsure about babies nutritional needs. Suneeta Kochhar discusses the guidance around supplements in infant feeding.

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Understanding the prostate and spotting signs of cancer

Understanding the prostate and spotting signs of cancer

Nurses can use an improved knowledge of the prostate to plan interventions to reduce the risk of prostate cancer, explains Ian Peate in his overview of this common disease.

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Pharmacological options for smoking cessation in youths

Pharmacological options for smoking cessation in youths

The effective prescribing of nicotine replacement therapy and nurse support can help young people quit smoking, explains Darush Attar-Zadeh.

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Palms of hands, in images

Palms of hands, in images

The palms of the hands can be affected by a number of skin conditions. Jean Watkins describes the symptoms, causes and treatment for some of the most common.

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Professional

Q&A Shaping nursing's future

Q&A Shaping nursing's future

Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, director of nursing at Health Education England, discusses HEE's major review of nursing education with Rita Som. She explains how community and practice nurses, along with students, will benefit.

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Nursing in the First World War

Nursing in the First World War

One hundred years after the Great War, the country reflects on the contributions of soldiers and citizens. Seeta Bhardwa explains the nurses' role.

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Summer Books - Worth a Read

Summer Books - Worth a Read

A selection of books to read this summer.

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Worth a look

Worth a look

Resources and events page.

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In Your Workplace

In Your Workplace

NHS Trust HR director Graham White provides an insight into people and workplace issues.

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opinion

Exciting online developments at IN

Exciting online developments at IN

The Independent Nurse office is a hive of activity as we head towards the launch of the title's redesigned website.

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Different skills, common values

Different skills, common values

In September 2013 the QNI released a resource for nurses starting a first post with a district nursing team: Transition to Community Nursing Practice.

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Letters: 18th August 2014

A selection of letters sent in this month from our readers.

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Genetic screening: the right to know

Genetic screening: the right to know

In 1997 the Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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