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Family Health Resource Centre

Family Health Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Family Health Resource Centre brings you the latest news and clinical developments in all areas of family health, to child health, women's health, sexual health, men's health and care of older people.

Family health remains a mainstay of general practice, with many families placing their faith and trust in their practice nurses, health visitors and school nurses to provide a wide range of advice, checks and treatments.

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Anne Hobbs has been a practicing health visitor for 22 years, and is now a community practice teacher in South Staffordshire. Anne trained as a nurse in the 80’s in ... more

Latest family health news

22.02.17: 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.
17.02.17: How can nurses ensure that children and young people are keeping active?
14.02.17: New NICE asthma guidelines have been called ‘short-term’ and ‘cost-driven’ in the consultation on the changes.
13.02.17: 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.
11.01.17: 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.

Latest family health clinical articles

Monday 20 February 2017
Working collaboratively with other local teams ensures joined-up care for patients with long-term conditions.
Friday 17 February 2017
How can nurses ensure that children and young people are keeping active?
Monday 13 February 2017
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.
Thursday 28 January 2016
Less than a third of young people with type 1 diabetes are receiving all eight care processes that NICE says they should get, a new audit has revealed
Monday 29 June 2015
During my career the role of women as both formal and informal carers has become very apparent

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