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Women's Health Resource Centre

Women's Health Resource Centre

The Nursing in Practice Women’s Health Resource Centre aims to provide you with the latest news and clinical articles to help you identify and understand women’s health concerns, and related key topics and issues.

Women are more frequent users of healthcare services than men and their unique health needs cover many areas, including sexual health, pregnancy and mental health issues, all of which require support that is tailored towards the female patient.

Latest women's health news

18.10.16: A £250,000 maternity safety innovation fund will also be set up to help create and pilot new ideas for improving maternity care
19.09.16: Women in northeast Scotland can now get prescription drugs for urinary tract infections from a pharmacist without seeing a GP
16.09.16: If every eligible woman attended regular cervical screenings, 83% of cervical cancer deaths could be prevented
16.09.16: The lack of successful prosecutions for FGM is a “national scandal”, MPs have said
19.08.16: The NHS is launching a new programme to help thousands more new or expectant mums to overcome serious mental illness each year

Latest women's health clinical articles

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
Friday 15 May 2015
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) urges the public to mirror it’s EU counterparts and get more exercise as it’s revealed 50% of UK adults never do any vigorous physical activity
Monday 11 May 2015
The Mental Health Foundation is calling for mindfulness based cognitive therapy to be available in all areas of the UK so that GPs can recommend it
Wednesday 29 April 2015
For those recovering from bowel cancer, physical activity is linked to better survival and reduces the risk of cancer returning, as well as cancer-related fatigue, depression and anxiety

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Thursday 3 December 2009
Fight Cervical Cancer in Style is a disease awareness campaign by GSK, in association with Jo’s Trust (the UK charity dedicated to cervical cancer) and is supported by the Royal College of Nursing and Wellbeing of Women
Thursday 3 December 2009
Nurses working in primary care are on the frontline when it comes to helping to educate pregnant women and families from low-income groups about eating a more nutritious diet and leading a healthier lifestyle. They also play a vital role in advising these patient groups on the importance of taking specific vitamin supplements, including folic acid and vitamin D

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