The growing emphasis on the promotion of mental health, the prevention of ill-health and improving the lives of people living with mental health difficulties is long-awaited and welcomed.
’This is such an incredibly powerful book.’
When you park, do you turn the motor off as soon as your car is neatly lodged in its space?
’Everyone should read this book either to benefit ourselves as we age, or to help those around us.’
’This publication would be really helpful for anyone with a personal or professional interest in food allergies as it is well written and easy to understand.’
You will no doubt have seen media coverage in recent days about the increase in flu levels, and so-called “Aussie flu” in particular.
Influenza is seen and anticipated every year all around the world. In the UK, experts use countries like Australia as a gauge of what the season likely has in store for us, explains Pat Cattini.
The nursing contribution to disease prevention and population health extends beyond the specialties of public health and public health nursing and midwifery to what each nurse does in practice every day.
Nursing Times contributor, Professor Viv Bennett CBE, looks at the impact of poor oral health.
Earlier this month, I received a phone call from a school nurse in Slough, who explained to me that she was concerned about the imminent transfer of her service’s contract to a private provider.
Few would disagree that preventing a disease or injury is a better, healthier and more economic then later intervention and treatment.
’This book is suitable for all pre-and post-registration students and lecturers especially when topics related to Global Health are taught in the curriculum.’
Having recently raised the issue of a lack of disabled toilets on a UK train service, Josephine reflects on the recent media coverage resulting from the experience of paralympian, Anne Wafula-Strike, having no access to a toilet throughout a train journey
“Pokémon GO doesn’t help people to stay fit and healthy,” the Mail Online reports. A survey of US players of the popular augmented reality game found the average player’s daily step rate fell back to pre-game levels after six weeks.
“Baby boomers should ‘stay in work to keep healthy’,” reports BBC News, while The Daily Telegraph warns that “Swinging sixty-somethings see swell in sexually transmitted diseases”.
Inequality is often the chosen topic of discussion in healthcare, the latest term under the microscope being ‘unwarranted variation’, taken to mean variants that serve no benefit to a patient’s care
School nursing is becoming “really difficult” and “very pressurised”, so stated a community nurse specialist during a session at a conference last month.
“Don’t give up your statins: Experts say warnings that made patients stop taking vital drug have put lives at risk,” the Daily Mail reports.
“High numbers of younger teenagers are risking tooth decay and obesity by regularly having high-sugar sport drinks,” BBC News reports.
“Eating broccoli could lower your risk of having coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes and several types of cancer, a new study suggests,” the Daily Mail reports.