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.
Nurses in New York are using geospatial mapping of opioid overdoses to inform clinical practice at a local clinic level in “real time”, according to US researchers.
Cognitive behavioural therapy tailored specifically for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is more effective in relieving the symptoms than usual care, according to UK researchers.
A director of the only nurse-led general practice in the UK has signalled that more such surgeries could be on their way.