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The new paradigm of medicine and health - what’s in it for nurses? Let’s explore Nurse Coaching!

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In England, the 5 Year Forward View  sets out clearly that we need a radical upgrade in prevention and public health; people using health services need to have far greater control of their own care and the NHS should take …

A burning platform - maximising the nursing contribution to the antimicrobial resistance challenge

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In 2012, the Chief Medical Officer for England published the first ever 5 Year Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy. A UK High Level Steering Group followed, which acts as the system steward, providing challenge and ensuring all recommendations are enacted. Public Health …

Time to be brave: nursing and midwifery's contribution to protecting health

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The last few weeks have been tough. Flooding across many parts of the country has brought communities together but also highlighted how isolated and vulnerable many citizens are. Nurses and midwives continue to play an important role in managing and …

Nursing and the public’s health: in PHE and beyond

Last week saw plenty of conversation about the public health aspect of the Compassion in Practice nursing vision. Viv Bennett and her team were letting nurses and midwives know that they can really make a difference. Here are some highlights.