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Breathing easy: better care for patients with lung problems

13 September 2012

Emergency Nurse

Analysis

An award-winning scheme led by an urgent care team in Sunderland is helping to reduce admissions and readmissions to hospital of patients affected by chronic...

Resource packs help allay patient fears about GP visits

29 February 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Analysis

PRIMARY CARE patients with learning disabilities in Doncaster are benefiting from new GP information resource packs. These are designed to improve communication and...

Raising the profile of mesothelioma in Wales

07 November 2017

Cancer Nursing Practice

Careers

Earlier this year, Sarah Morgan was appointed as mesothelioma clincal nurse specialist for Wales, the new post is funded by Mesothelioma UK, a national charity that...

Community sports project helps clients reach their goals

01 February 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Analysis

FOOTBALL HEALTHY 4 Life is an Essex-based community project that promotes social inclusion and healthy lifestyles by providing men and women with learning...

How nurses are breaking down barriers behind bars

09 October 2014

Mental Health Practice

Analysis

THE OFFENDER Health Directorate at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust covers 13 prisons across Yorkshire and the Midlands. Mental health nurses have seen their...

What effect is the digital world having on our young people?

07 July 2016

Mental Health Practice

Analysis

In a bid to better understand the effect of the digital world on young people’s well-being and mental health, Parent Zone – a schools and family support organisation...

Rob’s funny turn blows the whistle on poor care

13 September 2016

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Rob Gee is a mental health nurse who has witnessed good and bad practice during a 12-year career that has included working in acute psychiatric settings in the UK...

Teenagers need advice and support

01 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

FIGURES FROM the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the under-18 conception rate in England and Wales is at its lowest for more than 40 years.

Fewer young people using or being offered drugs and alcohol

01 May 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

THERE IS more awareness among young people of substance misuse, latest research suggests. The most recent survey of secondary school pupils by the NHS Health and...

Teenagers need advice and support

03 July 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Analysis

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the under-18 conception rate in England and Wales is at its lowest for more than 40 years.