World AIDS Day takes place on 1st December. Across the UK we are working on the challenge to end new HIV infections by 2030. Nurses working in HIV and sexual health have a key role in achieving this target by promoting testing and supporting people living with HIV to access care and treatment.
We are undefeatable: Inspiring and supporting people with long-term health conditions to get active.
How much do you know about the Homeless Reduction Act (HRA) and the duty to refer where a risk of homelessness has been identified? – It’s time to find out…
Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of over 30 medical conditions is helped by improving physical activity levels and doing structured exercises. With this new physical activity and lifestyle toolkit we now have a wonderful, informative resource to help us support our patients make necessary behaviour changes.
Being in good work is better for health than being out of work. ‘Good work’ is defined as having a safe and secure job with good working hours and conditions, supportive management and opportunities for training and development. There is clear evidence that good work improves people’s health and well being and protects against social exclusion.
Last year, 1 December marked the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day. The advances in the treatment and care of people living with HIV has changed significantly over the years alongside improved access to sexual health services but recent funding cuts and changes to services are having a negative impact on service provision.
Travel medicine is a fast-moving area of practice with services predominantly nurse-led and covering various areas of practice, from primary care to occupational health.
Without nurses, midwives and health care assistants, would healthcare survive? Given the terrifying future projection of 410,000 nurse vacancies in the UK without urgent investment, we may be seen as simply ‘numbers’ like rows of identical paper chain doll workers.
Poor mental health can affect any of us, regardless of age, race, occupation or religion.
Many nurses would argue that they don’t have time or even energy to discuss physical activity with their patients.