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District and Community Nursing

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NMC approves rise in registration fee to £120 a year

1-Oct-2014

The nursing regulator has rubber-stamped plans to increase the annual registration fee from £100 to £120 at its latest council meeting today.

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700,000 'hidden breast cancer risk'

'High breast density' increases breast cancer risk for 700,000 women

29-Sep-2014

More than 700,000 women across the UK are living with a “hidden” breast cancer risk, a charity has warned.

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Ebola is not just 'somebody else's problem'

29-Sep-2014

The horrifying ebola epidemic currently running out of control in West Africa seemed a distant problem not too long ago.

High protein diet not as bad for you as smoking

High protein diet not as bad for you as smoking

“People who eat diets rich in animal protein carry similar cancer risk to those who smoke 20 cigarettes each day,” reports The Daily Telegraph.

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If you are a midwife or a health visitor, please could you help us in our research to better understand clinical practices around infant milk formulas by filling in this short survey

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'Community nurses do have the power to save our NHS'

'Community nurses do have the power to save our NHS' Subscription Required

In advance of the Queen’s Nursing Institute’s annual conference, I have been reflecting on the collective power of community nurses to improve the health of our nation - and when I say “community nurses” I mean nurses across the whole range of specialties.

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Anatomy of Writing

Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses (second edition)

1-Oct-2014

‘This book is suitable for nurses at all stages of their careers and in all specialities.’

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