Women's Health Nursing
News and practice for women's health nurse specialists
Using open curtains and bedside cots, for mothers identified as being more likely to drop their babies, have greatly reduced the number of baby falls.
A review of questionnaires to assess quality of life and symptom severity in women with urinary incontinence found three that outperformed others on a range of factors.
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.
For the first time, researchers say they have demonstrated a benefit in overall survival among epithelial ovarian cancer patients receiving beta-blockers.
Chemotherapy prolongs life for older adults with most types of cancer, but not for women over the age of 80 with breast cancer, according to a US study.
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the prestigious “baby friendly” accreditation for promoting breastfeeding from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Two different classes of drugs, aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates, can improve survival prospects for postmenopausal women with early breast cancer, suggests latest research.
Clinicians must know the difference between recording and reporting female genital mutilation, according to new UK guidance on the issue.
We talk to Cathy Hughes, consultant nurse in gynaecology/oncology at Imperial College Healthcare Trust, who has been a nurse for 33 years.
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