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Thousands to benefit from kickstart of mental health services

Thousands to benefit from kickstart of mental health services

Children and adults of all ages, with conditions such as psychosis, depression and anxiety will be among the first to benefit from improved services as work starts on a major transformation programme for mental health care.

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Help to keep older people safe in the heat

Help to keep older people safe in the heat

While the recent spate of hot weather is good news for those of us who want to visit the beach or break out the barbecue, Lucy Harmer, director of services at Independent Age, the older people’s charity, says it is important not to forget about the dangers of extreme temperatures. 

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What kind of advice should GPNs offer cruise ship passengers?

What kind of advice should GPNs offer cruise ship passengers?

Pre-travel consultations can be complex and time-consuming — none more so than those involving a cruise. Cruise travel is a booming industry and approximately two million cruises were taken by UK-based passengers in 2014  (Department of Transport, 2015) and it is estimated that globally 24 million p

Leading Change, Adding Value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff

Leading Change, Adding Value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff

Anne Moger gives her views on the new national framework.

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