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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).

Young people at highest risk for STIs

Posted: 23 - Jun - 2015

Those aged 16 to 24 experience the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections, according to official figures released by Public Health England.

Babies to receive Men B vaccine

Posted: 22 - Jun - 2015

Infants in England and Scotland are to be offered a new vaccine at two, four and 12 months of age.

Child sex offences increase by more than a third

Posted: 17 - Jun - 2015

Figures published by the NSPCC reveal that three child sex offences are committed every hour.

Child fitness 'should be measured in schools'

Posted: 16 - Jun - 2015

A report has recommended the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) should measure children's fitness in addition to height and weight.

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Latest News

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).

Young people at highest risk for STIs

Posted: 23 - Jun - 2015

Those aged 16 to 24 experience the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections, according to official figures released by Public Health England.

Babies to receive Men B vaccine

Posted: 22 - Jun - 2015

Infants in England and Scotland are to be offered a new vaccine at two, four and 12 months of age.

Child sex offences increase by more than a third

Posted: 17 - Jun - 2015

Figures published by the NSPCC reveal that three child sex offences are committed every hour.

Child fitness 'should be measured in schools'

Posted: 16 - Jun - 2015

A report has recommended the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) should measure children's fitness in addition to height and weight.

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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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