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Saturday 25 October 2014

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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


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
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