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Malnutrition: everyone’s problem

01 October 2013

Primary Health Care

Art & Science

With existing cost pressures in the NHS there is now greater emphasis on innovation and new ways of working for cost-effectiveness. As a clinical dietitian working...

Managing malnutrition in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

22 February 2021

Nursing Standard


The prevalence of risk factors for malnutrition has increased during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. These risk factors include various symptoms...

Identifying and managing malnutrition in people with learning disabilities

28 July 2022

Learning Disability Practice


People with learning disabilities are at greater risk of malnutrition compared with the general population. Congenital conditions and mental health issues...

Managing malnutrition in older adults in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

07 April 2021

Nursing Older People

healthy ageing

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increase in the number of older adults in the community who are at risk of malnutrition. Vulnerable groups include people...

Supporting people to manage nutrition throughout their cancer journey

25 January 2023

Cancer Nursing Practice


Cancer and its associated treatments can result in a range of adverse symptoms which can affect a person’s ability to consume, digest and absorb food and fluids....

Prevention and management of constipation in adults

08 April 2015

Nursing Standard


Constipation is a common, often chronic, condition that is a health concern for providers of care. The condition can be distressing and although seldom...

Nutritional interventions in older people with COVID-19: an overview of the evidence

08 December 2021

Nursing Older People

literature review

Older people are a high-risk group for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) because of a range of factors, including age-related changes in anatomical pulmonary and...