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Articles within the archive for February 2015

02/02/2015:Policy digest: Tuberculosis - Professional
02/02/2015:Deadline for innovation fund - Professional
02/02/2015:PHE ebola guidance - Professional
02/02/2015:Free CPD: primary care nursing - Events
02/02/2015:Tool better equips practice nurses to meet diabetes targets - News
02/02/2015:Strike suspended following Government u-turn on pay - News
02/02/2015:Understanding fetal alcohol syndrome disorder - Professional
02/02/2015:A force for health - Professional
02/02/2015:Type 1 diabetes cuts lifespan by more than a decade - Clinical
02/02/2015:Skills not money fix problems: rapid response nursing teams - News
02/02/2015:Give patients the right advice - Blogs
02/02/2015:Primary care will help the NHS weather the storm - News
02/02/2015:PNs and GPs: Stronger together - News
02/02/2015:Changes to NHS language checks outlined - News
02/02/2015:PHE launches stroke campaign - News
02/02/2015:Why vitamin D is vital during pregnancy and early childhood - Clinical
02/02/2015:Nurse leaders must drive integration, says senior nurse - News
02/02/2015:Career profile: Morejoy Saineti - Professional
02/02/2015:In your workplace - Professional
03/02/2015:Causes and treatment of atrophic vaginitis - Clinical
03/02/2015:Interventions that prevent pre-diabetes from becoming type 2 - Clinical
03/02/2015:Campaign targets link between heart and lung diseases and breathlessness - News
04/02/2015:New CPD resources for health visitors - News
04/02/2015:PHE to tackle health inequalities in men who have sex with men - News
05/02/2015:Politicians must invest in community nursing, says RCN - News
05/02/2015:COPD: Discussing end-of-life care - Clinical
06/02/2015:Plain packaging hailed as 'missing link' in smoking policy - News
06/02/2015:Flu vaccine is ineffective against this winter's common strain - News
06/02/2015:Tackling malnutrition through the power of taste - Video Content
07/02/2015:HEE plans to boost primary care nurse training - News
07/02/2015:Extra hours campaign launched - News
09/02/2015:CQC appoints new deputy chief primary care inspector - News
10/02/2015:Peter Carter to step down as RCN chief executive - News
10/02/2015:Cancer screening uptake doesn't match approval rate - News
10/02/2015:Drivers should be aware of new prescription law - News
11/02/2015:Smoking in cars to be banned - News
11/02/2015:Protective effects of alcohol should be treated with caution - News
11/02/2015:Improvements in the management of COPD highlighted - News
11/02/2015:Concern over time limit on FtP trials - News
11/02/2015:Student nurses in Scotland increase - News
11/02/2015:Older people at risk of missing health information online - News
13/02/2015:Next step in primary care workforce planning: involve nurses - News
13/02/2015:Primary care is unsupported in voicing concerns, says Francis - News
13/02/2015:FGM reporting to become mandatory - News
13/02/2015:Cancer false alarms could discourage future symptom checking - News
13/02/2015:Ovarian cancer linked to hormone replacement therapy - News
14/02/2015:Pulmonary rehabilitation - Video Content
14/02/2015:Scarlet fever cases increase - News
16/02/2015:From problem to solution: caseload analysis tool - Professional
16/02/2015:Just 10 minutes a day will help the heart - News
16/02/2015:Politicians must recognise carers - Blogs
16/02/2015:FGM: A local responsibility - News
16/02/2015:Community nursing service in Whitby extended to 24/7 - News
16/02/2015:Championing patient and clinical care - Blogs
16/02/2015:Managing asthma in pregnancy - Clinical
16/02/2015:Poll shows nurses would support changes to exemptions - News
16/02/2015:QNI hosts District Nursing in the Digital Age conference - News
17/02/2015:Award-winning patient access project presented at DN conference - News
17/02/2015:Heart disease risk lower in active women - News
17/02/2015:Plain packaging for tobacco could save 2000 lives a year - News
18/02/2015:Contraceptives linked to cancer - Clinical
18/02/2015:Drugs increase dementia risk - Clinical
18/02/2015:Changes in hepatitis C therapy - Clinical
18/02/2015:Treating vulvovaginal candidiasis - Clinical
18/02/2015:NICE releases draft antimicrobial stewardship guidelines - News
18/02/2015:Should I worry about food allergies? - Video Content
18/02/2015:What is FGM? - Video Content
19/02/2015:School nurse innovation award - Events
19/02/2015:Yellow fever vaccination changes - Clinical
19/02/2015:Annular lesions, in images - Clinical
19/02/2015:Uptake of breast screening falls for third successive year - News
19/02/2015:Nurses urged to become clinical champions - News
20/02/2015:Book review: Primary care diagnostics - Professional
20/02/2015:Future-proofing practice nursing - Professional
20/02/2015:PHE MERS guidance - Professional
20/02/2015:Florence Nightingale scholarships - Professional
20/02/2015:Policy digest: Dementia - Professional
20/02/2015:Women at high risk of breast cancer should have more screenings - News
20/02/2015:Varenicline highly effective in supporting smoking cessation - News
23/02/2015:Government launches £300m effort to combat dementia - News
23/02/2015:Fund to increase mental health access for veterans - News
24/02/2015:West Midlands GPN conference - Events
24/02/2015:New dementia nursing services adopted by Norfolk CCGs - News
24/02/2015:Report into cost of eating disorders raises awareness - News
25/02/2015:NHS launches tobacco control statement - News
25/02/2015:Emotional cost of nursing must be addressed - News
26/02/2015:School nurses win at NHS Innovation awards - News
27/02/2015:Giving children the best start possible - News
27/02/2015:Student practice nurse placements must increase to avoid crisis - News
27/02/2015:GPN conference discusses revalidation and the future of practice nursing - News
28/02/2015:NMC mail-out of new Code delayed - News
28/02/2015:One midwife per birth says NICE - News
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