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Adapting remote consultations to people’s demographic factors could help in providing equitable care

Medical researchers said understanding people’s education level and access to technology could ensure better implementation of remote consultations

Millions lose access to free wax removal as NHS withdraws service in parts of the UK

Since 2019, NHS has withdrawn free wax removal services across the country, affecting almost 10 million people

New guidance stresses dangers of reporting illegal abortions to police

The RCOG’s update is a reminder to healthcare professionals that they are under no legal obligation to contact police following an abortion, nor any other matter of women’s health unless it is in the...

A new cancer drug could replace chemotherapy to provide ‘gentler’ treatment to children with leukemia

The newly tested blinatumomab precisely targets the cancer cells, offering a kinder alternative to chemotherapy, which damages normal cells in the body and leads to serious side effects.

Measles outbreak declared a ‘national incident’

Statistics from the UKHSA heave revealed a significant increase in measles cases in the UK, with 59% of measles cases in 2023 reported in children under 10 years old.

Record number of nurses and midwives working in NHS

There are more nurses and midwives working in the NHS than ever before according to new figures published by NHS England.

Registration opens for PCN Live 2024

Curated by Practice Nursing and Independent Nurse, Primary Care Nursing Live is the leading educational event for primary care nurses, providing insightful sessions on key issues in primary care

Diabetic kidney disease – Part 2: Management

David Morris details what nurses need to know when managing patients with diabetic kidney disease

Nursing staff in Northern Ireland to strike on 18 January

RCN members in Northern Ireland will take to picket lines alongside other trade unions, in a dispute over pay parity with nursing staff in England

Alarming rise in nitrous oxide and ketamine use

The latest annual report from the National Poisons Information Service (NPIS) shows a marked increase in activity related to nitrous oxide and ketamine

Labour announces prevention-led Child Health Action Plan

The Labour Party has announced a Child Health Action Plan listing their commitments to improving children’s health

NHS redesigns mental health service to provide specialist support to armed force veterans

The redesigned Op Courage service will focus on self-referrals and enhanced addiction support

New generation of DNA tests could help detect 18 early stage cancers

US biotech scientists say the multi-cancer screening could prove ‘highly accurate,’ but other scientists cautioned that the findings are still ‘very preliminary’

Palliative care continues to face ‘considerable hardships’

A new report shows that nine out of 10 respondents (86%) providing end of life care in the UK do not have time or resources to provide holistic care for patients and families

RCN celebrates nurses recognised in the New Year Honours list

The Royal College of Nursing has paid tribute to the nurses recognised in the King’s New Year Honours List

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