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Teamworking in primary care

04 February 1998

Nursing Standard

Primary care

As plans for local primary care developments take shape, teamwork continues to be an important element in effective primary care services. The nature and...

Community mental health nurses, primary care and the National Service Framework for Mental Health

01 September 2000

Mental Health Practice

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to explore how community mental health nurses (CMHNs) can assist the primary care team, in particular...

Primary care groups: nurses on the board

20 October 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes what happened in one region of England where 59 nurses who had put themselves forward were short-listed for appointment to 12 primary care...

Leadership theories and the development of nurses in primary health care

02 November 2009

Primary Health Care

CPD

Nurses who work in primary care create, develop, implement, evaluate and critique policy with all the resulting ramifications for national and local practice...

Postnatal depression

01 January 1998

Nursing Management

Postnatal depression

The disabling effects of postnatal depression are well documented (Cox 1986) and there is continued research into the causation and treatment by many psychiatrists...

Attitudes of primary care team to diagnosing dementia

25 April 2010

Nursing Older People

Feature

Healthcare professionals in primary care are gatekeepers to specialist services and are important in terms of ensuring access to community support and appropriate...

Practice nursing: a study of the role

18 January 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical practice nursing

Practice nursing has expanded rapidly since the new general practitioner contract of April 1990 (1), but this expansion has gone essentially unresearched. In 1993, 1...

Complementary therapies

01 December 2001

Primary Health Care

General

Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, the growth in popularity of complementary therapies has continued to gain momentum (Stevenson 1997, Grenfell et al...

Weight management for health

01 October 2002

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to describe the importance of body weight for health, the causes and consequences of obesity and potential...

Managing hearing loss in primary care

30 November 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Aim To improve access to, and aftercare from, audiology services for people with learning disabilities. Method Semi-structured interviews were completed and...
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