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