Two measures designed to reduce the incidence of cancer have been announced today by the Department of Health in Northern Ireland.
Routine vaccination of girls aged 12 or 13 years with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, according to a UK study.
The introduction of free liability insurance for general practice staff will empower nurses to expand their roles with greater confidence and could help fill vacancies, a union chief has said.
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.