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Teenage pregnancies have dropped to the lowest level ever since 1969 across England and Wales, new Office for National Statistics (ONS) data has revealed.
In the UK, approximately 700,000 women per year give birth. Some 5% of these women have diabetes; of those 87.5% have gestational diabetes (GDM), 7.5% have type 1 diabetes and 5% have type 2.
Nearly 100 councils across England have reported that care home firms have cancelled their contracts with them due to insufficient payments.
Fri 17 March
Fri 17 March
A recent systematic review found brief interventions delivered by nurses to be the most effective at reducing alcohol consumption when compared with other provider groups.
Thu 16 March
Thu 16 March
The inconsistencies in the way practice nurses are paid can make it difficult to ask for a higher salary or improvements to contract agreements.
Thu 16 March
Thu 16 March
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has released a report on called NHS reality check: Delivering care under pressure today (16 March) which highlights the burdens faced by the acute sector.
Tue 14 March
Tue 14 March
A new report published by The King’s Fund has found that patients are being left without pain medication for up to eight hours during end-of-life care due to cuts in nursing staff.
Tue 14 March
Tue 14 March
Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England has today outlined the challenges she believes the nursing profession will face over the next five years at the annual CNO summit, taking place in Birmingham today (Tuesday).
Fri 10 March
Fri 10 March
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has spoken out against the news that NHS Trusts are ‘replacing’ registered nurses with nursing associates.
Thu 9 March
Thu 9 March
Giving patients with type 2 diabetes more time with practice nurses leads to earlier insulin uptake and better outcomes, a BMJ published study has shown.
Wed 8 March
Wed 8 March
Chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond announced as part of the 2017 Budget today (8 March), that there will be an extra £2bn for social care funding over next three years.
Tue 7 March
Tue 7 March
Health Education England (HEE) has announced that it is planning to develop another 2,000 training places for nursing associates from 2018.
Thu 2 March
Thu 2 March
The Government has been criticised for failings in palliative care after findings published in BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care revealed widespread inadequacies.
Wed 1 March
Wed 1 March
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has said that there needs to be a specific law against verbal and physical abuse towards nurses treating the public.
Tue 28 February
Tue 28 February
Nurses with up to ten years’ experience are unable to afford to buy a house across seven regions of England and Wales, according to new research.
Mon 27 February
Mon 27 February
Nurses diagnosed with cancer are being given financial support and advice from Cavell Nurses’ Trust.
Fri 24 February
Fri 24 February
A systematic review of pregnancy studies by the National Institute for Health Research has revealed the latest evidence-based interventions for improving outcomes for pregnancy and perinatal care.
Thu 23 February
Thu 23 February
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called for the nursing education bursary to be reinstated during Prime Minister’s Questions on 22 February.
Wed 22 February
Wed 22 February
The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today, 22 February, released a consultation on new guidance to better integrate child protection against abuse and neglect.
Tue 21 February
Tue 21 February
Nursing employers should start preparing for the Home Office’s latest changes if they want to avoid losing prospective non-EU nurses, according to an immigration law firm.
Fri 17 February
Fri 17 February
How can nurses ensure that children and young people are keeping active?
Thu 16 February
Thu 16 February
Nurses and other health professionals in South West England will conduct more than a quarter of GP appointments under plans to relieve pressure on general practice.
Tue 14 February
Tue 14 February
New NICE asthma guidelines have been called ‘short-term’ and ‘cost-driven’ in the consultation on the changes.

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