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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

21.03.17: In the UK, approximately 700,000 women per year give birth. Some 5% of these women have diabetes; of those 87.5% have gestational diabetes (GDM), 7.5% have type 1 diabetes and 5% have type 2.
17.03.17: 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.
24.02.17: A systematic review of pregnancy studies by the National Institute for Health Research has revealed the latest evidence-based interventions for improving outcomes for pregnancy and perinatal care.
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.

Latest women's health clinical articles

Tuesday 21 March 2017
In the UK, approximately 700,000 women per year give birth. Some 5% of these women have diabetes; of those 87.5% have gestational diabetes (GDM), 7.5% have type 1 diabetes and 5% have type 2.
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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