Patients with Alzheimer’s disease using anti-epileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users, according to researchers.
Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more likely to experience stillbirth than women without the condition, according to UK researchers.
A new academic prize has been launched for students on primary care specialist nursing programmes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The charity Diabetes UK has launched a new guide that is designed to help healthcare professionals support the emotional needs of adult patients with diabetes.
General practice nurses feel threatened by the introduction of pharmacists into their workforce because of the overlap between their roles, a study has found.
Researchers have developed a new tool that they claim will help nurses deliver person-centred care to patients with progressive conditions.
Thousands more patients look set to benefit from blood pressure treatment under planned changes to guidance on hypertension from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
An eight-week nutrient supplement for breastfeeding mothers can help prevent weight loss and boost the growth of premature babies after they leave hospital, according to UK researchers.
Clinical guidance has been published to support the roll out of digital glucose monitors on the NHS for patients with type 1 diabetes in England.
More than a third of people with type 2 diabetes taking part in a weight management programme delivered in primary care are in remission two years later, according to latest UK study findings, which researchers have decribed as “incredibly exciting”.