This site is intended for health professionals only
Saturday 25 October 2014

Top stories

21.10.14: - Colic is a description of a cluster of common but distressing symptoms, the cause is multifactorial, one solution does not fit all - Food allergens may be responsible for colic symptoms in a small group of infants - NICE Clinical Knowledge Guidelines provide a stepwise approach on how to support parents with colic
21.10.14: - Issues relating to perinatal mental illness including the life limiting symptoms women experience and the impact of these on bonding and attachment - The bio-psycho-social causes of perinatal mental illness - Interventions used to prevent and treat perinatal mental illness when working within a proportionate universal service
22.10.14: The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) revealed that the NHS would need to spend £280 million a year to bring mental health care for pregnant and postnatal women to the recommended national guidance level.
22.10.14: A reduction in bureaucracy and a more collaborative working environment would motivate primary care health professionals more than an increase in income, says a report from the NHS Alliance.
20.12.12: The Chief Nurse for England has given us a strategy on which to base the care we give our patients, ensuring quality is at the core. Do you know what they stand for?
01.10.14: The Council of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) today agreed to increase the annual registration fee for nurses and midwives from £100 to £120.
23.09.14: The government has been urged to extend human papillomavirus vaccination to all boys
14.10.14: Dementia patients are experiencing poor care as they move between care homes and hospitals, a major review has revealed

Soapbox

Judy More
Offering toddlers appropriate portion sizes of food can reduce anxiety at meal times and is also a key factor in reducing the risk of obesity. This article, exclusive to Nursing in Practice, gives an advice overview for nurses and health visitors to share
Una Adderley
As a community nurse lecturer, Una Adderley doesn't spend much time at the coalface. She explains her shock at current working conditions for Nursing in Practice
Margaret Stubbs
The rise of obesity and overweight has been linked to type 2 diabetes, but does this mean we should blame patients? Definitely not, according to Margaret Stubbs
19th November
25th November

Stop Practice Closures

Nursing in Practice is backing a campaign calling on the government to provide funding for practices under threat of closure because of increasing financial pressures. For more information, visit the website.

To sign the petition, click here.

You are leaving www.nursinginpractice.com

You are currently leaving the Nursing in Practice site. Are you sure you want to proceed?

Close

Respect for nurses: Sign up to our e-petition TODAY

The Nursing in Practice Respect campaign is now live! Over the coming months, we're set to highlight the vital contribution and efforts of primary care and community care nurses throughout the UK.

As part of our campaign, Nursing in Practice is looking to call on parliament to set up a debate to celebrate the vital work that you do.


GET INVOLVED: SIGN OUR E-PETITION

Close

Calling all primary care nurses! 'Like' our Nursing in Practice Facebook page to enter our free draw to win a £25 M&S voucher




http://www.facebook.com/NursinginPracticeMagazine

Close

Nursing in Practice are conducting a survey to find out more about the conversations between parents and healthcare professionals on nutrition in children under 5 years of age.


Take the survey

By taking the survey, you will also have the opportunity to enter into a prize draw for the chance to win one of five M&S vouchers worth £25.

This survey is exclusively for health care professionals and not the general public.