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All regulated health and social care professionals will in the future be legally required to report “known” cases of female genital mutilation in children under the age of 18, according to government proposals.
The recognition of nursing excellence boosts morale and inspires others, says Emma Vincent
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 3 of 6.
Liz Charalambous reminds us how important assessments are - as long as staff don’t forget to use they clinical judgement as well.
The number of children diagnosed with coeliac disease in the UK has almost tripled over the past 20 years, new research has found.
Janice Reid explains why it is so important that people with continence problems have access to the care and support they need, and why continence needs to be moved up in the political agenda
NHS England has issued a safety alert after a spate of incidents in which patients were harmed or died because of the incorrect use of anti-clotting drugs.
The role of nurse leaders in improving healthSubscription
Senior nurse leaders have an important role to play in improving the health of patients and staff through the delivery of behaviour change interventions
“Vegetative patients may be more conscious of the world than we think,” The Independent reports.
Is chest pain always an emergency?Subscription
Chest pain is a complex symptom with a variety of causes. It is essential that health professionals have good communication skills to ensure an accurate diagnosis