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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

23.05.17: 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.
23.05.17: For the first time, the NHS has commissioned a health app to help patients with type 2 diabetes.
23.05.17: Patients with type 1 diabetes who use Lucozade drinks to treat hypoglycaemia should be made aware of changes to the drink’s glucose content.
22.05.17: 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.
05.05.17: Social smokers are in the same danger as current smokers for cardiovascular problems, a new study has revealed.

Latest women's health clinical articles

Friday 28 April 2017
It is estimated that around one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage,1 and up to 75% of miscarriages occur in the first trimester.
Friday 17 March 2017
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.
Monday 20 February 2017
Working collaboratively with other local teams ensures joined-up care for patients with long-term conditions.
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

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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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