Breaking: RCN to launch summer of protest following Queen's speech
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has announced that its members will hold a summer-long protest following the Prime Minister's failure to scrap the 1% public sector pay cap in the Queen's speech today (21 June).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

NHS England issues baby safety advice during'heatwave '
Nurses are reminded to advise parents with young children to keep their babies and toddlers protected in the sun.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 19, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Baby Care Cancer Dermatology Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

NHS Confederation: Political uncertainty could be good for NHS
Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said that political uncertainty could benefit the NHS during the closing keynote address on the first day of Confed17 conference yesterday (14 June).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 15, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Morecambe midwife struck off
A midwife at the heart of the Morecambe Bay scandal, Jeanette Parkinson, has been struck off the register by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 14, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Two new health ministers announced
Two new health ministers have been announced today (14 June) as part of the prime minister ’s ongoing cabinet reshuffle.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 14, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

What does health and social care integration for older people mean for nurses?
We all are talking about it and most of us would claim to be doing it already – but are we really achieving integration between health and social care for older people?You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 13, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Care of older people Family health Mental health Editor ' s pick Featured Articles Latest News Source Type: news

NMC announces radical overhaul of nursing education
The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has launched a new education consultation today (13 June) to give the public the chance to have their say in the future of nursing.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 13, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Blog: The nurses ’ manifesto
Nurses will be central to the NHS ’s survival. Marilyn Eveleigh has a list of priorities for the new Government.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Blogs Source Type: news

Jeremy Hunt reappointed as health secretary for third time
Jeremy Hunt has been reappointed as health secretary for a record third time in Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

96% drop in EU nurses coming to UK since 2016
There has been a 96% drop in nurses from the EU registering to practice in UK since July 2016, according to figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Breaking: 96% drop in EU nurses coming to the UK since 2016
There has been a 96% drop in nurses from the EU registering to practice in UK since July 2016, according to figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

RCN: Government has'one last chance' to scrap nursing pay cap
The Royal College of Nurses has cautioned the new Government against focussing on Brexit negotiations to the detriment of the NHSHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 9, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Nurse killed in London terror attack died trying to save others
A 28-year-old nurse who moved from Australia to work for the NHS has been named as one of the victims of last week's terror attack in London.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 6, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Blog: Does the skin tell us a story about what we eat?
Does diet cause or treat my skin problem? Is a question I am frequently asked. Recently over dinner with my family I had a similar discussion with members of the family who felt that diet did play a part.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 6, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Nutrition Dermatology Lifestyle Wound care Editor ' s pick Blogs Source Type: news

Clinical: Managing women ’s health in the menopause
The menopause is a complex time in a woman ’s life that can span many years and have an impact on the health, social and psychological aspects of a woman’s quality of life. Nurses are in a prime position to help.You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentFeatured In Issue: Nursing in Practice | Issue 95read more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 1, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Women ' s health Family health Featured Articles Source Type: news

Blog: Reliable resources for dermatology nurses
For healthcare professionals, young people and their families, it can be a challenge to find reliable health information to inform their decisions about health and treatment.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 31, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Blogs Source Type: news

Improving treatment, care and support for people with MS
This World MS Day, I ’ve been reflecting on how far we have come in treating and managing multiple sclerosis (MS).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 31, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Men ' s health Women Care of older people Family health Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Blog: Improving treatment, care and support for people with MS
This World MS Day, I ’ve been reflecting on how far we have come in treating and managing multiple sclerosis (MS).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 31, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Men ' s health Women Care of older people Family health Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Patient diary: urinary leakage
Advise patients to use this diary as a way to track urinary leakage over a week.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 24, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Women Care of older people Family health Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Research develops new treatment for type 2 diabetes
New drugs to treat type 2 diabetes may soon become available which are safer and more effective, with reduced side effects and the need for insulin injections, research has revealed.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Obesity Women Care of older people Family health Diabetes Lifestyle Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes patients could be prescribed app
For the first time, the NHS has commissioned a health app to help patients with type 2 diabetes.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Obesity Women Care of older people Family health Diabetes Professional Lifestyle Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Diabetic patients should be warned about changes to Lucozade glucose content
Patients with type 1 diabetes who use Lucozade drinks to treat hypoglycaemia should be made aware of changes to the drink ’s glucose content.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 23, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Nutrition Obesity Women Family health Child Nutrition Diabetes Lifestyle Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Clinical: Identifying and supporting patients with migraine
Primary headache disorders are extremely disabling and highly prevalent. They place a significant demand on NHS resources and are an enormous financial cost to the UK economy.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Women Care of older people Family health Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

RCN responds to Conservative Party absence at 2017 Congress
The Royal College of Nursing has responded to the Conservative Party over its'failure'to send a speaker to this year's RCN Congress.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 19, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Conservative manifesto pledges to stabilise NHS
The Conservative Party election manifesto pledges a minimum of £8bn extra funding for the NHS over the next five years and seven-day GP access across England by 2019 – one year earlier than their 2015 promise.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 19, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Source Type: news

Practices recover from NHS cyber attack shut down
GP practices and other NHS services around England which were forced to close for several days following the'cyber attack'on the NHS computer system, have now reopened.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Write to your local MP about what nurses need now
Nurses in the UK are suffering from seven years of pay freezes and cuts to the services they provide.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Some practices unable to treat patients following NHS cyber attack
A major cyber attack on the NHS computer system has shut down GP practices around England.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Breaking: Some practices unable to treat patients following NHS cyber attack
A major cyber attack on the NHS computer system has shut down GP practices around England.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Leaked Labour manifesto promises boost for NHS and general practice
A draft of the Labour Party's 2017 election manifesto has been leaked to the press despite the party leaders only today (11 May) meeting to finalise it ahead of its planned launch.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 11, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

International recruitment drive seeks to bring more nurses to Wales
A new international campaign has been launched to increase the number of nurses who train, work and live in Wales.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 9, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Labour pledges to scrap parking fees for NHS staff
Labour will end car parking charges at NHS England hospitals by raising insurance tax on private healthcare to 20%, party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said today (8 May).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Insect sting allergy - key facts for a Practice Nurse
Insect sting allergy – key facts for a Practice Nurse The article was written by the author and supported by a financial grant from ALK-Abello.Hide related content:  Show related contentCPD image: read more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: nvyas Tags: *** Free access *** CPD main article Family health CPD Zone Source Type: news

Clinical: Latest treatments for acne
Acne vulgaris (meaning ‘common’ in Latin) is often viewed as a rite of passage for teenagers and as such is often ignored by patients, parents and practitioners.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Dermatology Infections Mental health Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Social smokers at same cardiovascular risk as regular smokers
Social smokers are in the same danger as current smokers for cardiovascular problems, a new study has revealed.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 5, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Men Smoking cessation Women Family health Substance misuse Cancer Cardiology Professional Respiratory care Lifestyle Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Clinical: Managing depression in children and young people
The primary care nurse is vital in the early detection and management of children and young people who are depressed. The nurse could potentially be the first point of contact when a parent, education or social care professional is concerned about a young person ’s mental health.You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 4, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Mental health Professional Editor s pick Featured Articles Latest News Source Type: news

Scottish practice nurses to receive new training funding
The Scottish government has announced £2.5m for ‘up-skilling’ general practice staff, including new training for practice nurses.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 3, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Eight nurses a day seek urgent financial help, RCN reveals
One in four of the nurses who received support grants worth approximately £450 were in full-time work.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - May 2, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Clinical: Supporting women through miscarriage, ectopic or molar pregnancy
It is estimated that around one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage,1 and up to 75% of miscarriages occur in the first trimester.You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 28, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Women ' s health Family health Baby Care Mental health Editor s pick Featured Articles Latest News Source Type: news

Interview: Chief nursing officer, Jane Cummings
NHS England ’s chief nursing officer Jane Cummings on nursing associates, the nursing bursary and why everyone should be grateful to practice nurses.You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 28, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Diabetes Professional Editor ' s pick Featured Articles Latest News Source Type: news

Numbers of nurses for children's hospices falling
The number of specialist palliative nurses in UK children' s hospices is decreasing and diminishing the level of care given to terminally ill children at the end of their lives.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 27, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Baby Care Cancer Child Nutrition Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

What are the legal implications if the GMC and NMC merge?
Fitness-to-practise law expert Marie Dancer explains what a potential merger of healthcare regulators could mean for nurses.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 26, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

NICE: Treat terminally ill children in home settings
Terminally ill children should have access to around-the-clock homecare, according to a draft standard published by NICE.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 25, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Baby Care Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Labour guarantees pay rise for NHS staff if elected
The Labour Party will increase pay for NHS staff and reinstate the nursing bursary if elected in June, the party announced in a speech today (26 April).Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 25, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Professional Editor ' s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Blog: Black henna tattoos - temporary may not mean temporary
Temporary tattoos are a popular accessory, but can have dangerous consequences, warns Sandra LawtonHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Dermatology Blogs Source Type: news

What do practice nurses need to know about asthma in pregnancy?
Everything nurses should know about managing asthma during pregnancyYou must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 20, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Baby Care Respiratory care Featured Articles Source Type: news

Asthma in pregnancy
Everything nurses should know about managing asthma during pregnancyYou must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 20, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Baby Care Respiratory care Featured Articles Source Type: news

Clinical: Managing asthma in children
What should nurses know about treating this common condition in children?You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 20, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Children ' s health Respiratory care Featured Articles Source Type: news

Managing asthma in children
What should nurses know about treating this common condition in children?You must sign in to continue reading this articleHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 20, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Children ' s health Respiratory care Featured Articles Source Type: news

Supporting cardiology patients in the community
A cardiovascular specialist nurse explains how her work with the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust bridges the gap between care in hospital and the communityHide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 19, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: bkennedy Tags: Cardiology Editor ' s pick Blogs Source Type: news