Category list : Self-management
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A new nurse‐led model of community care developed in the Netherlands has proved hugely popular with both patients and staff in London and could help solve some of the current problems in district nursing, according to a new study
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
A new project has begun in Yorkshire that will offer 200 patients an opportunity to access support through a cancer care review nurse following funding from the charity Macmillan.
Specialist nurses are vital in helping the parents of young patients with complex conditions to become experts themselves in managing their children’s care needs, say researchers.
Diabetes UK is encouraging nurses working in primary care to more widely adopt so-called “information prescriptions”, which the charity said was already leading to better care.
Home breathing device reduces COPD admissionsSubscription
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease could have a much better quality of life thanks to a clinical trial involving a home breathing device that has been shown to reduce exacerbations.
A new saliva test could help predict future flare ups of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, allowing earlier treatment that could save lives, according to researchers.
An innovative “pen” device designed to help patients easily inject themselves with rheumatology drugs has been made available on the health service.
US experts back continuous glucose monitors Subscription
Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) represent the “gold standard” of care for adults with type 1 diabetes, according to US experts.
Nurses should educate patients who are supposed to carry adrenaline auto-injectors due to their allergy risk “at every opportunity”, according to new guidance.