News and practice for immunology nurse specialists
Practice nurses and school nurses in England and Scotland can expect to deliver two new vaccines for meningitis from the start of the autumn.
Almost 23,000 people with asthma may have been unsafely prescribed medication for their condition in recent years that puts them at a higher risk of death, according to data analysis by a charity.
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A harm reduction service for users of intravenous drugs run by mental health nurses developed into wider healthcare services for this vulnerable group.
Children and infants are at increased risk of infectious illness while abroad. A detailed assessment is required ahead of travel to minimise risk.
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“Men with hay fever are more likely to have prostate cancer – but those with asthma are more likely to survive it,” the Daily Mirror reports.
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When Jan’s Mum became unwell she was shocked not only by how little understanding medical professionals had of the disease, but how little they appeared to want to learn