A toolkit has been launched to help fill a dearth of information for primary care clinicians on tackling chronic opioid use associated with non-cancer pain.
Relying on nurses to address the primary care staffing crisis would risk “robbing Peter to pay Paul”, a policy expert has warned.
Nurses have called for greater recognition of the vital role they play in general practice, amid claims their contribution was overlooked in a BBC documentary on the primary care crisis.
Many GP practices are failing to make use of potentially life-saving risk assessment tools that can help catch cancer early on, suggests a new study.
Specialist nurses will be at the forefront of a new initiative to help spot heart conditions earlier as part of a drive to prevent strokes and save lives, NHS England has announced.
The government has launched a campaign to help nurses and other frontline health workers spot the signs of modern slavery.
Public health experts have called for more action to boost uptake of vaccinations, after it was revealed more than half a million children in the UK missed out on measles jabs in recent years.
Joint clinical training for nursing, medical and dental students can help boost their ability to work well with other professionals, according to a US study.
The commonly used diabetes drug metformin could reverse the harmful thickening of heart muscle that leads to cardiovascular disease, according to UK researchers.
A leadership programme for practice nurses in the North West has successfully boosted skills and confidence, and led to nurses getting more involved in shaping local services, according to organisers.