News and practice for dermatology nurse specialists
A new drug for skin cancer patients should be made available for widespread use on the NHS, health officials have said.
The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer has increased by 41% in just five years, new figures show.
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Clear, consistent messages around safe sunlight exposure are a good starting point to ensure people get the vitamin D they need for strong bones
Skin hygiene for patients with bariatric needs
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Venous leg ulcer recurrence is common. Many patients will develop at least three or more leg ulcers during their lifetime, and sometimes will have an ulcer that never heals. They often experience alternating periods of healed ulceration and open ulcers.
Most nurses experience it right at the start. It could be on the bus to your first day of placement, when you have the urge to lean over and tell a stranger that you’re a nurse by the way.