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Weighty matters: helping our colleagues stay healthy

25 January 2018

Nursing Management

Opinion

Nurses and nursing have rarely been under such pressure as they are now, and the highly sensitive issue of obesity in nurses, while talked about informally, is often...

Learning the skills to save lives

10 December 2008

Nursing Standard

Careers

The government’s recent decision to offer free vascular health checks to everyone in the UK aged between 40 and 74 will greatly affect the workload of primary care...

Implementing the NHS health check

01 October 2009

Primary Health Care

Analysis

IT SEEMS a long time since, back in January 2008, Gordon Brown announced that people will be eligible for a free checkup for heart attacks and strokes. This...

Coronary heart disease: risk factor management

08 December 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the UK. Nurses have a pivotal role in the management of high-risk patients and the...

Coronary heart disease: risk factor management

01 July 2005

Primary Health Care

CPD

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the UK. Nurses have a pivotal role in the management of high-risk patients and the...