Category list : Protecting health
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This article discusses the barriers preventing people with learning disabilities from being more physically active, and how nurses can encourage them to increase their level of activity
A rheumatology nurse has set up low-cost tai chi classes for people with long-term health issues in the Nottingham area. This initiative won the HRH The Prince of Wales Integrated Approaches to Care Nursing Times Award in 2017
Protecting children from sexual exploitationSubscription
Child sexual exploitation is increasingly recognised as a problem with potentially devastating consequences. Nurses have a key role in identifying at-risk children
Does glove use increase the risk of infection?Subscription
Use of gloves is widespread in clinical practice, but research suggests they are often used inappropriately, and that this increases infection risks to patients. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action we explore a partnership between an immunisation manager and an immunisation nurse from a nurse-led advice service
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action we explore VACCSline, a nurse-led vaccination advice service in the Thames Valley
For the Department of Health’s Week of Action Rebecca Sherrington of the Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists speaks about their strategy for improving respiratory disease mortality rates
From Monday 24th February, the Department of Health will be undertaking another week of engagement activity on the nursing and midwifery contribution to public health, this time focusing on health protection. Here’s how you can get involved.
6Cs week of action: protecting healthSubscription
Viv Bennett invites you to join the 6Cs week of action, focussing on protecting health