Public Health Nursing
News and practice for public health specialists
NICE guidance demonstrates how lifestyle weight-management programmes can help people to lose weight and more importantly maintain their weight loss
Nurses have a role in helping patients to adopt healthy behaviours. The Theory of Planned Behaviour may help to identify factors affecting their intentions to do this
Diabetic retinopathy causes a loss of sight that can affect physical and psychosocial abilities. Nurses can help reduce the incidence of this devastating condition
E-cigarettes are becoming an increasingly popular alternative to smoking. However, it is still not clear whether they are a safe and effective way of quitting
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence says hospitals have a duty of care to help all patients who smoke to stop and has issued guidance on this
Guidelines have increased the threshold for the diagnosis of a common kidney problem in order to reduce the number of people who are being unnecessarily diagnosed and treated.
Eating probiotics regularly may help lower blood pressure, according to Australian research findings.
A liver charity has developed a new smartphone app that tracks frequency of weekly alcohol consumption.
Two in every five adults in England could be offered statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes after health officials lowered the threshold for eligible people.
A new focus on school nursing in Northamptonshire is set to see the number of school nurses increase over the next five years, according to local councillors.
From 28 October - 1 November it’s 6Cs week of action, focusing on public health. Find out what’s happening here
Favourites from the archive
This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.