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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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Recent journal articles

Atopic eczema and emollients: guidance for GPNs

Atopic eczema and emollients: guidance for GPNs

Atopic eczema is a common dry skin condition, and, as with any dry skin condition, emollients are a fundamental aspect of care. With so much choice there can be uncertainty around which product to use. Choosing one product over another can create confusion for both healthcare professionals and patie

Consultation with children: challenges, rights and responsibilities

Consultation with children: challenges, rights and responsibilities

Undertaking a successful consultation with a child requires a particular set of skills. Children presenting to general practice vary enormously in age, development, disability, personality and clinical presentation, making each consultation unique. For the majority of cases, a parent or carer will b

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