Women's Health Nursing
News and practice for women's health nurse specialists
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
The first young women given human papillomavirus vaccination will soon be invited for cervical screening and should be encouraged to attend
Female genital mutilation is a misunderstood and distressing issue. Nurses need to be aware of its impact to be able to offer or refer women for support
The majority of women would back the idea of more frequent screening if they were at higher genetic risk of developing breast cancer, suggest survey results.
The proportion of women screened for breast cancer in England has fallen for the third consecutive year, according to latest figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
The parents of murdered Blackpool nurse Jane Clough have backed the launch of a new domestic abuse policy for local hospital staff.
All regulated health and social care professionals will in the future be legally required to report “known” cases of female genital mutilation in children under the age of 18, according to government proposals.
Midwives and nurses are being encouraged to have frank discussions with pregnant women about alcohol consumption, following the publication of updated patient guidance.
Nurses can offer a critical role in supporting women who are victims of rape, but society needs to change its perceptions
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This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.