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Articles within the archive for March 2015

02/03/2015:Adult Safeguarding under the Care Act 2014 - Events
02/03/2015:Measuring and managing quality in mental health - Events
02/03/2015:The vanguard of primary care - News
02/03/2015:Hospital nurses feel unsupported by community care - News
02/03/2015:District nursing in the digital age - Blogs
02/03/2015:Modernising primary care nursing - News
02/03/2015:Toolkit for nurses will help prevent suicide in LGB youth - News
02/03/2015:Diagnosing food allergy in children - Clinical
02/03/2015:Drug driving law comes into force - News
03/03/2015:World dementia envoy speaks at the Global Dementia Legacy Event - Video Content
03/03/2015:Ageing linked to increased risk of leukaemia - News
03/03/2015:Winter hay fever could increase asthma attacks - News
03/03/2015:Unions vote to accept government's pay offer - News
04/03/2015:Relieving musculoskeletal pain - Clinical
04/03/2015:HEE patient safety film - Professional
04/03/2015:NHS should invest in specialist nurses says professor - News
04/03/2015:Parkinson’s network - Professional
04/03/2015:ANPs enhance practice efficiency - Professional
04/03/2015:Career profile: Alison Wall - Professional
04/03/2015:RCN members vote to accept pay deal - News
05/03/2015:Nurses, midwives and the law - Events
05/03/2015:Policy digest: Reducing smoking - Professional
05/03/2015:Presentation skills and public speaking for nurses and midwives - Events
05/03/2015:Statins increase risk of type 2 diabetes in men - News
05/03/2015:Health secretary highlights need for e-health records - News
06/03/2015:Helping men with learning disabilities to live healthier lives - Clinical
06/03/2015:Revised NMC code - Professional
06/03/2015:In your workplace - Professional
07/03/2015:QNI to launch practice and school nurse resources - News
07/03/2015:RCM consults Northern Ireland members on industrial action - News
08/03/2015:Understanding FGM and its impact - Clinical
09/03/2015:QNI Carer event - Events
09/03/2015:Children with diabetes receiving substandard care - News
10/03/2015:2015 Wellcome Book Prize shortlist announced - Professional
10/03/2015:Carers require support from community nurses - News
10/03/2015:Scottish Government boosts funding to tackle FGM - News
11/03/2015:Hormone replacement therapy linked to stroke risk - News
11/03/2015:Record low rate of infant mortality - News
12/03/2015:MPs approve plain packaging - News
12/03/2015:NHS failing to meet diabetes education challenge - News
12/03/2015:Health visiting fellows celebrate achievement - News
12/03/2015:Crisis in 0-19 health services identified - News
12/03/2015:Community nursing needs a 'revolution' - News
12/03/2015:National diabetes prevention programme launched - News
14/03/2015:Teenagers to be vaccinated against MenW - News
16/03/2015:Carers need you to care about them - News
16/03/2015:Varenicline aids smoking reduction and quit rates - Clinical
16/03/2015:Use advanced nurse practitioners to fill gap in GP workforce - News
17/03/2015:RCN Northern Ireland FGM event - Events
17/03/2015:Health visiting revitalised - News
17/03/2015:Pathway will help school nurses identify sexual exploitation - News
17/03/2015:Sites to pilot new models of primary care are announced - News
17/03/2015:Practice nurses take on more consultations in primary care - News
17/03/2015:Nursing appraisal and revalidation - Events
17/03/2015:Managing prediabetes in practice - Clinical
17/03/2015:Poor blood glucose control increases fatigue - Clinical
17/03/2015:Shape of Caring Review spotlights nursing education - News
17/03/2015:Cannibals, molecular origami and Alzheimer’s disease - Clinical
17/03/2015:Noses, in images - Clinical
17/03/2015:Preventing unwanted pregnancy: emergency contraception - Clinical
17/03/2015:Nursing evidence will prove integrated care works - Blogs
18/03/2015:CNOs aim to unify nurses across the UK - News
18/03/2015:Policy digest: Integration of care - Professional
18/03/2015:Health visitor guidance - Professional
18/03/2015:Palliative care consultation - Professional
18/03/2015:The Shape of Caring Review - Video Content
18/03/2015:Why do we have eyelashes? - Clinical
18/03/2015:Career profile: Patricia Kelly - Professional
18/03/2015:Florence Nightingale Scholarships - Professional
18/03/2015:District nurses are key component in public health - News
18/03/2015:Fast track: from qualification to practice nursing - Professional
18/03/2015:TB nursing award won by team housing homeless migrants - News
18/03/2015:Osborne pledges funding for mental health services - News
19/03/2015:Deadly choices: how the anti-vaccine movement threatens us all - Professional
19/03/2015:Practice nurses an 'untapped resource' - News
20/03/2015:Reduction in children’s tooth decay rates - News
21/03/2015:30,000 men living with prostate cancer - News
21/03/2015:Nurses should be aware of free prescription rules - News
21/03/2015:RCM to ballot Northern Ireland members - News
22/03/2015:Enabling health not fixing it - Blogs
24/03/2015:Climate change could lead to rise of mosquito-borne disease - News
24/03/2015:Remaining independent with Alzheimer's disease - Video Content
24/03/2015:Paediatric food allergies - Video Content
24/03/2015:Election candidates clash over nursing and NHS - News
25/03/2015:Smoking, alcohol and physical inactivity targeted by NICE - News
25/03/2015:Patients with long-term conditions at risk from depression - News
26/03/2015:Care certificates for healthcare assistants come into force - News
27/03/2015:Interview: New kid on the block 'empathises' with nursing workforce - News
27/03/2015:Norman Lamb on moving children's mental health up the agenda - News
27/03/2015:Leading nurses honoured at BJN awards - News
28/03/2015:New bowel cancer test almost doubled rate of screening - News
31/03/2015:Community palliative tool awarded funding - News
31/03/2015:Greater age controls for e-cigarettes needed - News
31/03/2015:Revised NMC code comes into force today - News
31/03/2015:Community nurses celebrated at CPHVA Awards - News
31/03/2015:Meningitis B vaccine to be given to all children - News
31/03/2015:Northumberland general practices to receive improvements - News
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