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The commissioning of core health visiting services is set to transfer from the NHS to local councils next year, the Department of Health has confirmed.
Illness caused by malnutrition is getting worse because some people cannot afford good quality food, a health expert has warned.
Latest research: children's nursing
Nurses need to understand why patients must be nil by mouth, be familiar with best practice and be able to educate patients in the procedure and the reasons for it
Adult offspring of people with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of developing the condition so must have accurate knowledge about it and its risk factors
Latest research: Neonatal
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