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Area of high pressure

16 February 2010

Nursing Standard


This winter’s extreme weather conditions, coupled with an outbreak of norovirus, put the NHS under strain. Many nurses proved their dedication by their willingness...

Barriers to keeping warm in later life

27 November 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To identify factors influencing older people’s ability to keep warm and well in winter. Method This qualitative study used in-depth individual interviews with...

Climate change: a review of potential health consequences

28 August 2015

Primary Health Care


Climate change results in increased levels of air pollution; airborne allergens; extreme weather events, such as hurricanes, typhoons, prolonged heatwaves, increased...