All nurses will be supported in making “every contact count” to help improve the health and wellbeing of their patients, according to the Department of Health’s director of nursing Viv Bennett.
The newly created body Public Health England will produce a set of guidance specifically aimed at helping nurses promote healthy lifestyles, which will be launched in June.
“Every nurse and midwife has a responsibility to make every contact count for health and wellbeing - and so providing support, information, education around that is really important,” said Professor Bennett.
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