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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.
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.
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.
Mon 13 February
Mon 13 February
It is estimated that between 75-80% of the nation’s contraceptive care is provided in general practice and it is often the first access point for individuals who have contraceptive concerns or needs.
Fri 10 February
Fri 10 February
As new research reveals the shocking truth about the high numbers of nurses facing domestic violence, Lawrence Jones explores what needs to be done to tackle the issue
Wed 8 February
Wed 8 February
The Department of Health has said that it expects to launch a consultation during 2017 on reforms to healthcare regulation.
Wed 8 February
Wed 8 February
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is open to collaborating with other major health regulators, it has indicated.
Fri 3 February
Fri 3 February
Nursing has seen the greatest decrease in full-time undergraduate applications of all subjects for the 2017 cycle, a UCAS report published on Wednesday (1 February) has revealed.
Thu 2 February
Thu 2 February
“Nurses do deserve a pay increase, but these are not normal times”, said health minister, Philip Dunne MP, on Tuesday (January 31).
Wed 25 January
Wed 25 January
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) will take on responsibility for regulating nursing associates, it confirmed.
Thu 19 January
Thu 19 January
Nurses’ and midwives’ pay is set to drop by thousands of pounds compared to predicted levels of inflation
Fri 13 January
Fri 13 January
The NMC will reinvest an annual £6m in savings from changes to the fitness to practice (FtP) process in 'essential programmes'
Wed 11 January
Wed 11 January
Antidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among people with Alzheimer’s disease in a community setting, according to a new study from Finland.
Mon 9 January
Mon 9 January
The prime minister will announce her pledge to overhaul mental health training and treatments.
Wed 28 December
Wed 28 December
GPs should offer a course of leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRA) instead of a combination inhaler when stepping up asthma control, recommends NICE in draft guidance.
Wed 21 December
Wed 21 December
Scrapping the nursing bursary in England has led to a drop in applications for 2017, raising concerns for the workforce.
Tue 20 December
Tue 20 December
A “controversial” NHS health check programme has prevented thousands of heart attacks, strokes, and deaths in its first five years, a new study has revealed.
Fri 16 December
Fri 16 December
The University of Gloucestershire will be a test site for nursing apprenticeships from September 2017, it has been announced today (16 December).
Thu 15 December
Thu 15 December
Updated guidance has been released for registered nurses about handling death, including factoring in the family’s religious and cultural beliefs.
Wed 14 December
Wed 14 December
Results from the Health Survey for England for 2015 show a continuous decline in smoking and drinking among children.
Mon 12 December
Mon 12 December
The Royal College of GPs has produced a poster advising parents what to do if their child has conjunctivitis.

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