Women's Health Nursing
News and practice for women's health nurse specialists
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.
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
Sending teenage girls text message reminders about appointments for birth control injections can improve adherence to contraception in a notoriously noncompliant age group, according to a small US study.
Women with acute asthma who end up in accident and emergency are 60% more likely to be admitted to hospital, according to new research.
Women in Britain are more than twice as likely to die in childbirth as those in Poland, Austria or Belarus, reveals a new report.
A contraception and sexual health nurse from the Ribble Valley has reached the milestone of working for over 50 years in the health service.
Women have a more difficult time recovering from concussion than men, suggest researchers.
'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
Favourites from the archive
This study reviews the evidence on the psychological effects of induced abortion.
Behind the Headlines
“Pregnant women who switch to ‘healthier’ organic milk may be putting the brain development of their unborn babies at risk,” The Guardian reports after researchers found organic milk had lower levels of iodine than standard milk.