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Infection Prevention and Control

News, practice and discussion forums on infection prevention and control

Reducing smoking is one of the seven priorities for improving the public's health

Seven priorities to improve public health Subscription Required

20-Apr-2015

To help meet the nation’s future health challenges, Public Health England has drawn up a set of areas health professionals can focus on to positively impact on public health.

Superbug 'could kill 80,000 people' experts warn

Superbug 'could kill 80,000 people' experts warn

14-Apr-2015

“Superflu pandemic is biggest danger to UK apart from a terrorist attack – and could kill 80,000 people,” is the warning in The Independent. A briefing produced by experts outlines how antibiotic resistance could pose a significant threat (PDF, 440kb) to public health.

5 Moments For Hand Hygiene



Using simulation to aid students’ documentation

Using simulation to aid students’ documentation Subscription Required

16-Feb-2015

Student nurses must recognise the need to accurately complete patient documents and can learn from their mistakes through simulation and formative feedback.

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Reducing smoking is one of the seven priorities for improving the public's health

Seven priorities to improve public health Subscription Required

20-Apr-2015

To help meet the nation’s future health challenges, Public Health England has drawn up a set of areas health professionals can focus on to positively impact on public health.

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X-rays are used to diagnose active TB

How nurses can support early diagnosis of TB Subscription Required

Tuberculosis is now a significant public health issue, and nurses need to know its signs and symptoms and which groups at increased risk of infection.

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