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More nurses must be recruited to practice nursing to alleviate the workforce crisis

A scheme to increase practice nurse numbers Subscription Required

The Advanced Training Practice Scheme is boosting the number of nurses pursuing a career in practice nursing in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.

How effective is Productive Ward?

How effective is Productive Ward? Subscription Required

The Productive Ward initiative celebrates its 10th birthday this year, and a growing body of literature reveals its benefits to patients and staff.

Student nurse feedback can help ensure clinical placements meet students' needs

Encouraging student feedback on placements Subscription Required

After eliciting students’ views on what makes a good practice placement, one trust is now working to make sure students feel able to raise concerns.

Dosette boxes can help people with memory problems self manage diabetes

Managing diabetes in people with dementia Subscription Required

The number of patients with both type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising, which poses new challenges in blood glucose monitoring and medicines administration.

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management

Type 2 diabetes: prevention, diagnosis and management Subscription Required

Nurses are increasingly likely to care for patients with type 2 diabetes. This learning unit will increase understanding of its causes, prevention, treatment and management.

Macrolide antibiotics linked with 'small risk' of foetal neuro damage

Macrolides antibiotics, currently considered safe during pregnancy, may carry a small risk of neurological damage and so should be reviewed by regulators, according to UK researchers. 

Repeated use of antibiotics may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Repeated use of some types of antibiotics may put people at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes through potentially altering their gut bacteria, according to a large observational study.

New score predicts cardiovascular risk for ‘anyone in world’ over 40

Researchers have developed a new risk score which they claim can predict the 10-year risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke in patients aged 40 years or older in any country.

New type 2 diabetes treatment gets go-ahead for NHS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended that a new treatment for type 2 diabetes be used by the NHS.

NHS staff should be trained to advise patients to take exercise

NHS staff should be 'trained to advise patients to take exercise'

Health professionals such as nurses need to spend more time highlighting the benefits of exercise in promoting all-round health and wellbeing, according to an influential group of MPs.

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