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New professional general practice nursing courses

New professional general practice nursing courses

Are you thinking of returning to primary care nursing? In recognition of the growing importance of the role of nurses in primary care, in particular, general practice nurses (GPNs), Education for Health have developed a new professional clinical practice course designed specifically to support newly appointed GPNs and those returning to primary care nursing.

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Just published 2016 edition of Skin Care Today

Just published 2016 edition of Skin Care Today

One of the features of Skin Care Today is that it highlights why good skin care is relevant to many areas of nursing practice, not just dermatology nurses. When skin fails, the physical symptoms include pain, soreness and itch, but it is not only the physical pain which is distressing — the psychological factors of embarrassment, stimatisation and social isolation are also debilitating. 

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Recent journal articles

How can we stop Britain from being ‘the fat man of Europe’?

How can we stop Britain from being ‘the fat man of Europe’?

In each issue of the Journal of General Practice Nursing we investigate a topic currently affecting our readers. Here, Binkie Mais asks...

Why obesity is keeping the NOF’s spokesman busy

Why obesity is keeping the NOF’s spokesman busy

Whichever newspaper you read or news channel you tune into, there’s a fair chance that it will at some time have featured a forthright word or two from the respected National Obesity Forum [NOF] on the government’s inaction over obesity. Forum members, like you, witness the ravages of excess weight

Thinking of writing for GPN?

If you would like to write for the Journal of General Practice Nursing, please contact Binkie: Binkie@jcn.co.uk