Women's Health Nursing
News and practice for women's health nurse specialists
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
Midwives have a public health role in meeting the needs of disadvantaged women, including those trafficked into the UK
Many people with HIV infection are undiagnosed, which means that they and their partners cannot benefit from advances in treatment and prevention
Women living with HIV can benefit from peer support as well as the opportunity to voice their own concerns about their diagnosis
Women with a suspected ectopic pregnancy should be seen by specialists as quickly as possible, NHS officials have urged.
A “staggering” number of women with severe mental illnesses are victims of serious sexual assault, experts have found.
A lack of midwives means that new mothers and their babies are not getting the best possible postnatal care, according to a report.
A gynaecology nurse has avoided a hysterectomy after her hospital trust adopted a pioneering new treatment for womb prolapse.
Lack of vitamin D almost halves the chances of conceiving for women undergoing IVF treatment, a study has found.
With the lifetime risk of cancer being one in three, it is now becoming commonplace to see the condition woven into popular television dramas.
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This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.