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UK mothers 'let down' by lack of breastfeeding support

Posted: 09 - Feb - 2016

The breastfeeding crisis in the UK represents 'a lack of support for those mothers who choose to breastfeed', professionals from across the healthcare sector have claimed.

Zika virus could infect up to four million, WHO predicts

Posted: 05 - Feb - 2016

The fast-spreading Zika virus could infect three to four million people in the Americas this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted.

HEE seeks views on nursing support role

Posted: 01 - Feb - 2016

The views of healthcare professionals, commissioners and other stakeholders are sought as part of a consultation on the design of a new nursing support role.

Scotland could move to fortify flour

Posted: 29 - Jan - 2016

Scotland is considering whether to add folic acid to flour amid 'frustration' at the delay in decision by the Westminster government.

Mothers favour A&E over NHS 111, survey finds

Posted: 28 - Jan - 2016

The majority of mothers would go straight to A&E rather than call the NHS 111 service if their child was unwell, a survey has found. 

New mums ‘missing out’ on mental health care

Posted: 28 - Jan - 2016

Perinatal mental health care is ‘unacceptable’ across large parts of the UK, according to a coalition of charities.

Call for posters: QNI Nursing for All conference

Posted: 26 - Jan - 2016

The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) launches a call for posters for its Nursing For All conference

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Latest News

UK mothers 'let down' by lack of breastfeeding support

Posted: 09 - Feb - 2016

The breastfeeding crisis in the UK represents 'a lack of support for those mothers who choose to breastfeed', professionals from across the healthcare sector have claimed.

Zika virus could infect up to four million, WHO predicts

Posted: 05 - Feb - 2016

The fast-spreading Zika virus could infect three to four million people in the Americas this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted.

HEE seeks views on nursing support role

Posted: 01 - Feb - 2016

The views of healthcare professionals, commissioners and other stakeholders are sought as part of a consultation on the design of a new nursing support role.

Scotland could move to fortify flour

Posted: 29 - Jan - 2016

Scotland is considering whether to add folic acid to flour amid 'frustration' at the delay in decision by the Westminster government.

Mothers favour A&E over NHS 111, survey finds

Posted: 28 - Jan - 2016

The majority of mothers would go straight to A&E rather than call the NHS 111 service if their child was unwell, a survey has found. 

New mums ‘missing out’ on mental health care

Posted: 28 - Jan - 2016

Perinatal mental health care is ‘unacceptable’ across large parts of the UK, according to a coalition of charities.

Call for posters: QNI Nursing for All conference

Posted: 26 - Jan - 2016

The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) launches a call for posters for its Nursing For All conference

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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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