Nursing in primary care doesn’t always get the attention it deserves, despite the huge importance of the work of practice nurses. From vaccination to managing long-term conditions, they are at the core of services that are crucial to so many patients.
Dr Anant Sachdev highly values the HCAs he works with at a GP practice, however one HCA’s actions and initiative led to a patient receiving care that went above and beyond the call of duty
Universities and community education providers must work together to support newly qualified nurses, say Carmel Blackie and Julia Billington
Jeremy Hunt has accused GPs of being part of the winter pressure problem, and insisted they open their doors for longer. But is that really the cause of the NHS’s troubles?
Time to Change, the mental health anti-stigma campaign launched by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness in 2007, has achieved measurable attitudinal change in society, says Lisa Rodrigues
Jennifer Bird uses her personal experience to highlight the importance of after care and psychological dimensions of illnesses such as rectal cancer
David Parker-Radford calls on community nurses to take action in order to improve epilepsy care for the homeless