Education for nurses working in secondary care dermatology services across Scotland, Northern Ireland and bordering areas of the Republic of Ireland is being standardised as part of a major European Union funded project.
Nurses are being urged to “think twice” before putting on examination gloves to help reduce waste and the risk of skin problems.
Inflammatory skin disorders, such as psoriasis, may directly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study presented this week at a UK endocrinology conference.
Severe eczema in adults is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular problems including heart attack and stroke, according to a major new study involving UK researchers.
Professor Steven Ersser, from York University, is to receive an award later this year in recognition of his contribution to nursing research, especially in the area of dermatology and skin care.
Inappropriate use of gloves increases nurses’ risk of nasty skin complaints and may even exacerbate staffing shortages, says new in-depth guidance launched by the Royal College of Nursing.
A drug hailed as a “step change” in the treatment of chronic eczema has initially failed to win approval from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence due to concerns about cost.
A Wakefield nurse, who is described by her trust as a “shining example”, has recently celebrated a key 40-year milestone working in the regional adults’ burns centre at Pinderfields Hospital.
A new role designed to provide career progression for senior nurses is to be tested at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
A leading union figure has been given an honorary doctorate by Bournemouth University for her role in influencing national health policy.