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Ready for vaccination

01 October 2003

Nursing Standard

Analysis

AS OF August this year, all people aged 80 or over living in England are now entitled to pneumococcal vaccination. The programme, to be phased in over the next 18...

Meningococcal B disease: assessment and management

06 March 2012

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Serogroup B meningococcal disease is the last main cause of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia in the UK. There is currently no vaccine against this serogroup....

Meningococcal B disease: assessment and management

29 February 2012

Nursing Standard

CPD

Serogroup B meningococcal disease is the last main cause of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia in the UK. There is currently no vaccine against this serogroup....

Success of malaria-prevention protocol

13 March 2013

Nursing Standard

Nurse Awards

As nurse director of travel health company Health Team, Adrienne Willcox was analysing the data for her PhD and found that healthcare professionals were often...

Preventing healthcare-associated infections in primary care

01 October 2005

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article examines the issues surrounding healthcare-associated infections. It explores the ways in which each of us can prevent infections in a range of primary...

Providing a quality pre-travel health consultation

01 April 2004

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article analyses the pre-travel health consultation and discusses the importance of both the contents and the way in which they are delivered by travel health...

How to succeed as a lifelong learner

01 December 2005

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article examines the concepts and practical applications of lifelong learning and continuing professional development. It explores the ways in which nurses...

Vaccine-preventable infections in travellers abroad – meningococcal disease

03 December 2010

Primary Health Care

CPD

Vaccination is the answer to preventing bacterial meningitis, and has been particularly successful in reducing infection in children caused by serogroup C...

A guide to travel health

23 July 2008

Emergency Nurse

Clinical

Budget airlines, greater worldwide travel networks and faster access to formerly inaccess ible and ‘exotic’ destinations have led to a significant increase in...

Research notes

31 July 2002

Nursing Standard

Perspectives

We wanted to locate and investigate schemes that were involved in preventing teenage pregnancies throughout south west England.