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    Providing integrated ear care and audiology as a community serviceSubscription

    18 June, 2018

    In Rotherham, patients aged 55 and over can self-refer to a service that combines ear care and audiology. The initiative won the Care of Older People category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards

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    Understanding leg ulceration associated with intravenous drug useSubscription

    21 May, 2018

    People with a history of injecting drug use are at risk of venous disease and leg ulcers, especially if they inject or used to inject into the femoral vein. This article comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it

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    A video to help parents and GPs manage childhood constipationSubscription

    16 April, 2018

    Sandra Hanson and Helen Ripper made a video that helps parents and GPs to treat childhood constipation in the community. Their initiative won the Continence Promotion and Care category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards

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    Using patency solutions to manage urinary catheter blockageSubscription

    10 April, 2018

    Indwelling urinary catheters can become blocked due to mechanical dysfunction or luminal blockage. This article reviews the evidence and expert opinion on how to manage blockage, particularly the use of catheter patency solutions

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    How new nursing roles affect accountability and delegationSubscription

    26 March, 2018

    The creation of new nursing support roles has blurred the boundaries of registered nurses’ roles and raises questions of accountability and delegation. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

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    Stroke 5: health promotion for primary stroke preventionSubscription

    12 February, 2018

    How can nurses support people to change their lifestyles in order to reduce their risk of stroke? This article concludes our five-part series on stroke with practical guidance and useful resources on prevention

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    Prevention and control of the fungal pathogen Candida aurisSubscription

    9 October, 2017

    Candida auris is an emerging fungal threat globally. Public Health England has updated guidance on its prevention and management to counter its spread in hospitals and the community

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    Using specialist teams to diagnose breathlessness in primary care Subscription

    18 September, 2017

    Partnership working between general practice and specialist respiratory teams can improve the management of patients with undiagnosed breathlessness. This project was shortlisted for the HRH Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approaches, Nursing Times Awards 2016

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    Views on vaccination education for patientsSubscription

    29 August, 2017

    Parents want reliable information on the benefits and risks of vaccination, and time to discuss it with health professionals. This summary of an NIHR-funded study includes an online self-assessment to test your understanding of the research

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    Is it time to create a new nurse role dedicated to helping carers?Subscription

    29 August, 2017

    Informal carers have huge unmet support needs that community nurses are struggling to address. A new nurse role dedicated to supporting carers could provide an answer. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion

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