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New drugs to treat type 2 diabetes may soon become available which are safer and more effective, with reduced side effects and the need for insulin injections, research has revealed.
For the first time, the NHS has commissioned a health app to help patients with type 2 diabetes.
Patients with type 1 diabetes who use Lucozade drinks to treat hypoglycaemia should be made aware of changes to the drink’s glucose content.
Mon 22 May
Mon 22 May
Primary headache disorders are extremely disabling and highly prevalent. They place a significant demand on NHS resources and are an enormous financial cost to the UK economy.
Fri 19 May
Fri 19 May
The Royal College of Nursing has responded to the Conservative Party over its 'failure' to send a speaker to this year's RCN Congress.
Wed 17 May
Wed 17 May
GP practices and other NHS services around England which were forced to close for several days following the 'cyber attack' on the NHS computer system, have now reopened.
Fri 12 May
Fri 12 May
A major cyber attack on the NHS computer system has shut down GP practices around England.
Thu 11 May
Thu 11 May
A draft of the Labour Party's 2017 election manifesto has been leaked to the press despite the party leaders only today (11 May) meeting to finalise it ahead of its planned launch.
Tue 9 May
Tue 9 May
A new international campaign has been launched to increase the number of nurses who train, work and live in Wales.
Mon 8 May
Mon 8 May
Labour will end car parking charges at NHS England hospitals by raising insurance tax on private healthcare to 20%, party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said today (8 May).
Fri 5 May
Fri 5 May
Acne vulgaris (meaning ‘common’ in Latin) is often viewed as a rite of passage for teenagers and as such is often ignored by patients, parents and practitioners.
Fri 5 May
Fri 5 May
Social smokers are in the same danger as current smokers for cardiovascular problems, a new study has revealed.
Thu 4 May
Thu 4 May
The primary care nurse is vital in the early detection and management of children and young people who are depressed. The nurse could potentially be the first point of contact when a parent, education or social care professional is concerned about a young person’s mental health.
Wed 3 May
Wed 3 May
The Scottish government has announced £2.5m for ‘up-skilling’ general practice staff, including new training for practice nurses.
Tue 2 May
Tue 2 May
One in four of the nurses who received support grants worth approximately £450 were in full-time work.
Fri 28 April
Fri 28 April
It is estimated that around one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage,1 and up to 75% of miscarriages occur in the first trimester.
Fri 28 April
Fri 28 April
NHS England’s chief nursing officer Jane Cummings on nursing associates, the nursing bursary and why everyone should be grateful to practice nurses.
Thu 27 April
Thu 27 April
The number of specialist palliative nurses in UK children's hospices is decreasing and diminishing the level of care given to terminally ill children at the end of their lives.
Wed 26 April
Wed 26 April
Fitness-to-practise law expert Marie Dancer explains what a potential merger of healthcare regulators could mean for nurses.
Tue 25 April
Tue 25 April
Terminally ill children should have access to around-the-clock homecare, according to a draft standard published by NICE.
Tue 25 April
Tue 25 April
The Labour Party will increase pay for NHS staff and reinstate the nursing bursary if elected in June, the party announced in a speech today (26 April).
Thu 13 April
Thu 13 April
Why is pay for practice nurses so variable and what can they do to negotiate a raise?
Thu 13 April
Thu 13 April
A dwindling number of practice nurses means that GPs are going to have to start paying for the high-quality staff they want.

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