Public Health Nursing
News and practice for public health specialists
E-cigarettes are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to smoking. However, it is still not clear whether they are a safe and effective way of quitting
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says hospitals have a duty of care to help all patients who smoke to stop and has issued guidance on this
New guidance from NICE on social anxiety disorder aims to reduce delays in diagnosis and treatment, and to improve the quality of life of people with the disorder
Hospital nurses are ideally placed to advise those with long-term conditions on smoking cessation and the effects this can have on their condition and treatment
The flu vaccine programme aims to avert cases of the disease in children and reduce the public health impact of flu
Antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections could be better controlled by nurses and other health staff, thanks to the launch of a new toolkit from specialists at Public Health England (PHE).
Flu vaccinations can help Type 2 diabetes sufferers live longer, according to new research.
A high-protein diet could be as dangerous as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, a new study has found.
Campaigns designed to encourage parents to vaccinate their children against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) can backfire, according to research.
There has been a significant fall in the number of cases of measles infection in England, according to figures published today.
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