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Articles within the archive for May 2015

01/05/2015:Beyond the basics: how the role of nursing staff goes beyond the patient - Blogs
01/05/2015:How independent nurses can comply with revalidation - Professional
01/05/2015:Digital technology vital to future of Scottish NHS - News
03/05/2015:Poor awareness of antimicrobial resistance, says WHO - News
04/05/2015:Sex and drugs and CVD - Clinical
04/05/2015:Shingles vaccination uptake varies regionally - News
04/05/2015:Organisation collects data on practice nursing workforce - News
04/05/2015:Physician associates plough same furrow as advanced nurse practitioners - News
05/05/2015:Physician associates: help or hindrance? - Blogs
05/05/2015:New network for practice nurses - News
05/05/2015:Midwives have a key role in tackling FGM - News
05/05/2015:Lead by example: heart health - News
06/05/2015:Which party will do the most for the NHS? - News
06/05/2015:Primary care nurses must ensure clinical asthma care - News
06/05/2015:Supporting children living with life-limiting illnesses - Clinical
06/05/2015:Improving district nursing for all - Blogs
06/05/2015:Inequality requires a shift in community nursing - Blogs
07/05/2015:Resources to support nutrition in people with dementia - News
07/05/2015:Drinking increases warfarin bleed risk - Clinical
07/05/2015:The legacy of childhood sleep problems - Clinical
07/05/2015:A picture of practice nursing today - Professional
08/05/2015:Engaging older people with their care in the community - Professional
08/05/2015:The truth about peanut allergy - Clinical
11/05/2015:Helping children thrive during hay fever season - Clinical
11/05/2015:Hunt prioritises out-of-hospital care - News
11/05/2015:Online assessment tool for coeliac disease launched - News
12/05/2015:Dan Poulter replaced as undersecretary for health - News
12/05/2015:Rise in number of strokes in middle-aged people - News
13/05/2015:Psychosis and Schizophrenia in Adults - Events
13/05/2015:Revalidation for specialist and advanced roles - Events
13/05/2015:Nurse prescribing conference - Events
13/05/2015:A day in the life of... - Professional
14/05/2015:Fundraisers scale Snowdon to support nurses - News
16/05/2015:CQC chair joins Department of Health - News
18/05/2015:New health ministers given responsibility for primary care and nursing - News
18/05/2015:Looking past the dementia - Professional
18/05/2015:The NHS deserves action, not words - News
18/05/2015:Nursing not considered a worthwhile career - News
18/05/2015:Caring for a patient who has experienced early pregnancy loss - Clinical
18/05/2015:New diabetes network for practice nurses - News
19/05/2015:How to approach recurring abdominal pain in children - Clinical
19/05/2015:Practice nursing in the limelight - Blogs
19/05/2015:Nurses asked to complete vaccination survey - News
19/05/2015:Online access for services has tripled in general practice - News
19/05/2015:No mention of primary care nurses in David Cameron's NHS speech - News
19/05/2015:When will change result from all the practice nursing data? - News
20/05/2015:Poor integration between community and hospitals leading to poor palliative care - News
20/05/2015:The underlying causes of foot ulceration - Clinical
20/05/2015:No MMR-ASD link in high-risk children - Clinical
21/05/2015:Book review: Compassion and dignity in the Second World War - Professional
21/05/2015:Specialist children's nurse to increase community care - News
21/05/2015:E-cigs have mixed effect on quit attempts - Clinical
22/05/2015:Expectant mothers should consult healthcare professionals on painkillers - News
22/05/2015:Insights into diagnosing Type 2 diabetes in primary care - Video Content
22/05/2015:The future: better the devil you know? - Blogs
22/05/2015:Coronary heart disease biggest cause of avoidable death - News
23/05/2015:COPD increases sudden cardiac death risk - Clinical
26/05/2015:Prostate cancer drug re-listed - News
28/05/2015:Edith Cavell commemorated on £5 coin - News
28/05/2015:Gonorrhoea often prescribed ineffective drugs - News
29/05/2015:New guide for nutritional management in kidney disease - Professional
31/05/2015:Are advanced nurse practitioners invisible? - Blogs
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