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Support guide for young people with cancer launched

Posted: 03 - Jul - 2015

A national charity launches a new guide providing support and advice to young people with cancer 

New helpline launched for children at risk of sexual exploitation

Posted: 02 - Jul - 2015

Two charities join forces to launch a 24-hour anonymous helpline for children at risk of sexual exploitation

Universities urge government to reform nurse education funding

Posted: 01 - Jul - 2015

Universities and the Council of Deans of Health urge the government to consider introducing student loans for nursing students.

Pregnant mothers should be told about CMV, says action group

Posted: 30 - Jun - 2015

Health visitors are urged to warn pregnant women and new mothers about a virus which can cause hearing loss in children.

Fewer than half of nurses agree revalidation will improve care

Posted: 29 - Jun - 2015

Fewer than half of nurses agree revalidation will improve care according to research conducted by Community Practitioner

NMC praised for 'overall improvement' but still failing to meet key targets

Posted: 26 - Jun - 2015

The Professional Standards Authority praises the NMC for an 'overall improvement' but says it is still failing to meet key performance targets.

NMC consults on English language requirements

Posted: 24 - Jun - 2015

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is seeking responses to its consultation document on how it plans to ensure English language competency in nurses from the European Economic Area (EEA).

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Latest News

Support guide for young people with cancer launched

Posted: 03 - Jul - 2015

A national charity launches a new guide providing support and advice to young people with cancer 

New helpline launched for children at risk of sexual exploitation

Posted: 02 - Jul - 2015

Two charities join forces to launch a 24-hour anonymous helpline for children at risk of sexual exploitation

Universities urge government to reform nurse education funding

Posted: 01 - Jul - 2015

Universities and the Council of Deans of Health urge the government to consider introducing student loans for nursing students.

Pregnant mothers should be told about CMV, says action group

Posted: 30 - Jun - 2015

Health visitors are urged to warn pregnant women and new mothers about a virus which can cause hearing loss in children.

Fewer than half of nurses agree revalidation will improve care

Posted: 29 - Jun - 2015

Fewer than half of nurses agree revalidation will improve care according to research conducted by Community Practitioner

NMC praised for 'overall improvement' but still failing to meet key targets

Posted: 26 - Jun - 2015

The Professional Standards Authority praises the NMC for an 'overall improvement' but says it is still failing to meet key performance targets.

NMC consults on English language requirements

Posted: 24 - Jun - 2015

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is seeking responses to its consultation document on how it plans to ensure English language competency in nurses from the European Economic Area (EEA).

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Feature - Vitamin D in children

This sample feature from Community Practitioner looks at vitamin D deficiency in at-risk groups. There has been a lot of public health interest in vitamin D since the documented resurgence of rickets in children, and this article focuses on the identification of widespread vitamin D deficiency and the growing understanding of the role vitamin D plays in the immune system.

 

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