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NMC agrees to regulate new nursing associate role

NMC agrees to regulate new nursing associate role

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has formally agreed to a request from the Department of Health to be the regulator for the new nursing associate role.

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Tissue Viability Society Conference 2017

Tissue Viability Society Conference 2017

This year’s Tissue Viability Society (TVS) conference will take place on the 5th and 6th April at the Edgbaston Stadium. 

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Motivational interviewing to help patients achieve dietary and lifestyle changes

Motivational interviewing to help patients achieve dietary and lifestyle changes

Obesity and its consequences, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), have significant health and NHS cost implications. Relatively small reductions in weight (around 5–10%) have clinically important benefits (Pietrzykowska, 2016), but long-term weight loss maintenance is challenging. Beh

Our practice

Our practice

The transition from secondary to primary care can be daunting for any healthcare professional due to the extreme changes in the working environment and clinical responsibilities/duties undertaken. Healthcare professionals may fear that their knowledge base is not up-to-date and that they will become

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