Category list : Patient education
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The NHS Long Term Plan puts a focus on prevention with initiatives such as improvements to NHS premises to include healthier options of hospital food for staff and patients; increased education for frontline staff on nutrition and achieving a healthy weight; and doubling the capacity of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
A West Yorkshire trust is piloting a new way to help people to live better with and beyond cancer by offering two support co-ordinator posts, funded by the charity Macmillan.
The NHS across North West London is today launching a new mother and baby app, with the aim of providing women with a “personal guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond”.
A ground-breaking “surgery school” designed to boost the fitness and wellbeing of patients before they go under the knife is helping reduce the time people spend in hospital, shows an evaluation.
Nurses are being encouraged by the UK’s sole nursing professor of stroke care to encourage patients to use a new website designed to help them manage their recovery.
People with heart failure should no longer be offered cardiac rehabilitation programmes that are group-based, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
At the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, patients waiting for heart surgery attend a pre-operative education session. This initiative won the Surgical Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Continuity of care by clinicians is associated with lower patient mortality, according to UK researchers.
In Rotherham, patients aged 55 and over can self-refer to a service that combines ear care and audiology. The initiative won the Care of Older People category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
A body mass index above normal is linked with a higher rate of hospital admission in women, according to a study that has been summarised in a National Institute for Health Research Signal