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Inspirational day and an Amazon voucher

Inspirational day and an Amazon voucher

Lottie Swain, our Amazon voucher winner from the Exeter JCN/GPN study day, spoke to us about the event: I found the wound management day at Exeter Racecourse very educational.

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Education for Health celebrates its 30th anniversary

Education for Health celebrates its 30th anniversary

Education for Health is celebrating 30 years of improving the lives of people with long-term conditions.

The education charity will mark this important milestone by sharing the stories of 30 people involved in its success on its website and social media channels one each day in June.

It is also offering healthcare professionals the opportunity to apply for 30th anniversary bursaries and to attend a number of its workshops for just 30.

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Recent journal articles

Spirometry, history-taking or record-keeping?

Spirometry, history-taking or record-keeping?

Here, Chris Loveridge reflects on a patient story where the focus slipped away from the patient resulting in a failure of care.

Encouraging self-care in venous leg ulceration

Encouraging self-care in venous leg ulceration

The NHS agenda is increasingly focused on promoting self-care for patients with long-term conditions and
healthcare professionals are being encouraged to empower patients to become equal partners in their care. This
article discusses some of the self-care strategies that patients with

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