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Reversal of fortunes

07 June 2011

Nursing Standard


Nurse Jeanette Singer has pioneered care for children with liver disease and their families.

Advanced nurse practitioner-led abdominal therapeutic paracentesis

10 March 2017

Emergency Nurse

Evidence & practice

Liver disease is a common cause of death in England and Wales, and ascites is associated with a 50% mortality rate. Most patients who present with ascites have...

Hepatitis E virus infection

29 May 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Hepatitis resulting from viral infection is common worldwide and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Caused by a group of unrelated viruses that...

Positives of testing

23 August 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Hepatitis can be treated successfully if it is diagnosed at an early stage. But the viral infection often remains asymptomatic and undiagnosed.

Identifying and managing hepatitis C in the community

01 May 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

Brownlow Health is an inner-city practice in Liverpool. It has a high homeless population of whom many are hepatitis C-positive. In 2009 the practice employed a...

Face up to facts

30 April 2008

Nursing Standard


Although people at risk of having contracted hepatitis C are being encouraged to seek advice, service provision in England remains patchy.