A second cohort of newly qualified nurses is being recruited onto a general practice training scheme in Scotland, as part of a government programme to make the field more attractive to young graduates.
Having either type 1 or type 2 diabetes leads to a greater excess risk of heart failure in women than it does in men, according to UK and Australian researchers.
A new training tool for practice nurses and other primary care staff is being launched across England in a bid to catch cancers sooner.
A seasonal peak in asthma cases known as “back to school asthma” has been linked to a surge in GP appointments across England in a new study by public health researchers.
Self-care guidance from nurses can equip patients with the skills and knowledge they need to manage the risks associated with taking disease-modifying drugs for inflammatory arthritis, according to a landmark study.
District and general practice nurses are being brought together to work side-by-side in Leeds, as part of ambitious integration plans anticipated to free up staff time by reducing duplication.
New app technology is being expanded in Scotland that government ministers say will enable practice nurses to better monitor blood pressure with fewer patient appointments needed.
The number of nurses working full-time in general practice settings in England has risen by around 300 over the last 12 months, latest figures have revealed.
NHS England, in collaboration with the Queen’s Nursing Institute, has launched a new induction template for practice nursing to make primary care a more attractive option for newly qualifieds.
The rate of bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is rising across Europe among younger adults in the 20 to 49 age bracket, according to Dutch researchers, who called on clinicians to be “aware” of the trend.