Category list : Public health
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Harnessing the full potential of nurses and midwives will be essential in ending health inequalities around the world, global leaders have urged.
Clearer guidance and training is needed at local level for health professionals on the endorsement of e-cigarettes to cancer patients who smoke, according to the authors of a UK study.
The UK is just behind the countries of Scandinavia and Central Europe as well as smaller nations like Cuba, Bermuda and Andorra when it comes to health worker density, according to a major study.
Matt Hancock has promised a funding boost for community and primary care services, as part of a new national strategy on illness prevention.
The loss of alcoholic specialist roles, such as wellbeing nurses, in local services struggling with cash shortages is preventing alcoholics from getting the help they need, according to a national inquiry.
When you park, do you turn the motor off as soon as your car is neatly lodged in its space?
The government has announced that it will consult on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid to prevent foetal abnormalities such as spina bifida.
The shadow health and social care secretary has today hit out at what he described as “savage” cuts to health visitor and school nurse numbers in England.
A new database has been developed to arm nurses and other healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently prescribe physical activity to patients.
The obesity crisis among Year 6 schoolchildren has reached new heights, latest figures reveal.