Helen Donovan, RCN Professional Lead for Public Health urges all members to protect themselves and their patients this winter.
The annual cost of unscheduled care for homeless patients is eight times that of the housed population, and homeless patients are over-represented among frequent attenders in A&E.
Ahead of European festival season, RCN Professional Lead for Public Health Helen Donovan urges young adults to make sure they have the MMR vaccine.
Over the last twenty-five years I have worked in sexual health services and education, I have seen many changes.
Research has shown that living with someone who has travelled to South Asia and the Middle East increases the chance of carrying antibiotic resistant superbugs.
Following the RCN’s Glove Awareness Week, we support the World Health Organisation to promote their call to save lives through better hand hygiene.
Over the years the professional forums have influenced the future of the RCN and helped shape the nursing, health and social care agenda.
Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions affect over 10 million people in the UK and are the leading cause of disability in England according to the Global Burden of Disease project.
Even if it hasn’t impacted on your work yet, every branch of nursing will be affected by advances in knowledge about genomics and the human genome.
Pregnant women and midwives and nurses working in NHS maternity, gynaecology and neonatal services will hear much more about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) in the months to come.