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Hospitals must promote healthy food to their staff, says government


Hospital trusts must provide healthy eating options for their staff as well as patients, under new rules on food quality in NHS organisations.

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Public Health England

Public health efforts must focus on six areas to 'make biggest difference'


Public health initiatives need to focus on six key areas in particular to improve the nation’s wellbeing, according to the head of England’s national public health body.

M. tuberculosis (stained red) in sputum

All nurses must be alert to spot 'shameful' return of TB


All nurses, especially those in community settings, have been called on to be aware of the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis, which is making a concerning comeback in some parts of the country.

Jane Cummings

CNO calls on all nurses to broach lifestyle change with patients


Improving the general health and lifestyle of patients is “really everybody’s business” and nurses should not underestimate the influence they have, according to the chief nursing office for England.  

Text technology proving to be major aid to school nurses


Use of technology is making a “massive difference” to school nursing, especially engaging with boys, according to the Department of Health’s director of nursing.

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