Category list : Prevention
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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.
This article offers a comprehensive overview of osteoporosis and the role of nurses in its diagnosis and management. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
Hip fractures occur mostly in older people, many of whom have comorbidities, underlying conditions and/or cognitive impairment. This article, the second in a two-part series, describes the essential nursing care from admission to secondary prevention
Transferring the commissioning of key public health services, such as health visiting and school nursing, back to the NHS may not be the solution to ensuring better preventative care, according to a leading health commentator.
A medical professional body have called for obesity to be “urgently” recognised as a disease, rather than a lifestyle choice, to help improve patient care.
This article, the first in a two-part series, offers a comprehensive overview of hip fracture and how to prevent it. It comes with a self-assessment enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
A hospice in North East England has received national recognition for its “pioneering” use of technology to prevent pressure ulcers.
Matt Hancock has promised a funding boost for community and primary care services, as part of a new national strategy on illness prevention.
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to foster a new health culture in England focussed less on “popping pills and Prozac” and more on “prevention and perspiration”.
The battle against influenza this winter will get underway across England in early October with a revamped campaign to encourage people to get vaccinated, it has been confirmed.