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
Pregnant women are more likely to quit smoking if financial rewards are offered as part of a treatment plan, according to new research.
Both weight gain and weight loss in postmenopausal women are associated with increased incidence of fracture, but at different anatomical sites, according to a US study.
Two health visitors from Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), have joined the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) Fellow scheme, a new country-wide group of 40 leading expert health visitors who are making a real difference to the health outcomes of children and their families.
A large ongoing study into the health of African-American women has found those who work night shifts are significantly more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who never work at night.
Big hearted school nurses in Doncaster have collected around 40 gifts to bring some Christmas cheer to those less fortunate than themselves.
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.