Category list : Prevention
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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.
Measles is a highly contagious viral illness and the number of cases is rising across Europe. This article provides a summary of how to prevent, identify and report the disease
Nurses play a vital role in the auditing of cleaning and disinfection in healthcare settings, as well as in using audit results to improve patient safety
Nuffield Health trains hospital matrons to be effective leaders in infection prevention and control. This initiative won the Infection Prevention and Control category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
People with severe mental illness also have reduced life expectancy and diminished physical health. A review of research highlights how general nurses can better support this patient group
Nurses have a vital role in ensuring effective decontamination of the healthcare environment and mobile care equipment
In Nottingham, hospital nurses offer prostate cancer risk assessment clinics in community centres. How does one go about setting up services that bridge the gap between hospital and community?
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