Women's Health Nursing
News and practice for women's health nurse specialists
By looking for early signs of cataracts when conducting holistic patient assessments, nurses can help affected patients manage any loss of vision until surgery is appropriate.
Type 2 diabetes is associated with a range of serious complications, and accounts for significant costs to the NHS. Dietary and lifestyle change can reduce its impact.
Pelvic floor exercises are effective at successfully managing pelvic organ prolapse, but do they have long-term benefits? New evidence on this information is presented with expert commentary.
Breast cancer follow-ups were replaced with an education programme. Women had sufficient care and valuable clinical resources were directed to patients in greater need
A community-based evaluation of individualised homeopathy for women after cancer treatment showed positive results for total, physical and emotional wellbeing
New guidelines have recommended that women with a rare aggressive breast cancer should be offered less invasive surgery.
The Royal College of Midwives has described Sheila Kitzinger MBE, who died at the age of 86 over the weekend, as a midwifery “pioneer”.
A midwife who experienced a personal health scare is attempting to raise £3,000 for a range of cancer charities, starting with a sponsored bike ride last week.
Longer duration of breastfeeding is linked with increased intelligence in adulthood, longer schooling, and higher adult earnings, according to a high profile study published earlier this week.
Women who receive a text message reminding them about their breast cancer screening appointment are 20% more likely to attend than other patients, according to a UK study.
'As nurses, it’s uncomfortable to admit that we’ve been as confused as everyone by HRT scare stories'
For NHS Change Day we are asking nurses to take three actions to improve menopause health and care
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This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.