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Nerys Hairon


  • Nursing Times clinical blog: Using erectile dysfunction to tackle heart healthSubscription

    21 November, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    Nursing Times clinical editor Nerys Hairon on a new approach to assessing cardiovascular risk through erectile dysfunction

  • older people

    Increasing efforts to prevent abuse of vulnerable peopleSubscription

    29 October, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The government has launched a consultation to review guidance on safeguarding vulnerable adults. Nerys Hairon highlights the main points for nurses

  • Reducing antibiotic use in the fight against MRSASubscription

    13 February, 2008Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A new campaign aims to help combat antibiotic resistance by educating healthcare professionals and patients about the appropriate use of the drugs. Nerys Hairon reports

  • Cancer strategy focuses on prevention and survivor careSubscription

    10 December, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The Department of Health has launched a new strategy for cancer care, concentrating on prevention, inequalities, early diagnosis and services for survivors. Nerys Hairon reports.

  • Clinical Update: Evidence on effectiveness of self-care support strategiesSubscription

    30 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The Department of Health has published a new document to help nurses develop effective self-care support interventions for patients. Nerys Hairon reportsKeywords: Self-care, Patient Education, Patient

  • Clinical Update: Improving response to signs of patient deteriorationSubscription

    23 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    A new report from the National Patient Safety Agency aims to help nurses recognise and respond to patient deterioration to prevent serious incidents. Nerys Hairon reportsKeywords: Critical Care, Patient Safety, Education

  • Helping patients to cope with seasonal affective disorderSubscription

    9 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The shorter daylight hours in winter bring the prospect of seasonal affective disorder for some people. Nerys Hairon outlines how nurses can help affected patients Keywords: mental health, management, seasonal affective disorder

  • HPV Vaccination of Girls to Help Prevent Cervical CancerSubscription

    5 November, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    The Department of Health has recently announced a routine HPV immunisation programme for girls aged 12 to 13. Nerys Hairon explores some of the issues Keywords: HPV Vaccination, Cervical Cancer, women’s health, screening, immunisation

  • Nice public health guidance promote lifestyle changesSubscription

    29 October, 2007Updated: 4 March, 2009

    As new figures show rising levels of diabetes and obesity in England , NICE has published guidance on helping people change their health-related behaviour. Nerys Hairon reportsHairon, N. (2007) Nice public health guidance promote lifestyle