Opinion and book reviews
We talk to Emma Alderwick, who recently started as a unit manager at a private care home in Malvern, having previously been diabetes specialist nurse for the NHS in Gloucestershire
‘Nurses at any stage of practice could benefit from this book as it provides good evidence based data when considering tissue viability and holistic assessment.’
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Over-prescribing: yes it still happens.
We talk to Debbie Hicks, nurse consultant in diabetes at NHS Enfield Community Services, who qualified in 1981, and has worked in diabetes care since 1990
Martin Bradley, chief nursing office for Northern Ireland, believes nurses and midwives should be involved in policy and commissioning
The NHS Long Term Plan puts a focus on prevention with initiatives such as improvements to NHS premises to include healthier options of hospital food for staff and patients; increased education for frontline staff on nutrition and achieving a healthy weight; and doubling the capacity of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
'We are now contending with the public’s unrealistic expectation of what they are entitled to'Subscription
Irene Hall reflects on her 50 years in the NHS and what has changed during that time
This week is Nutrition and Hydration Week.
Understanding Type 2 DiabetesSubscription
’This is an excellent guide for students or qualified nurses.’